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Dr. Lawrence R. Allen Honored With the Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention by the National Dropout Prevention Center

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Clemson, SC – Dr. Lawrence R. Allen, Professor and Dean Emeritus of the College of Health, Education, and Human Development (HEHD) at Clemson University, is the recipient of the Governor and Mrs. Richard W. Riley Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention, given annually by the National Dropout Prevention Center to an individual who has made… Read more »

Ray McNulty, Dean of the School of Education at Southern New Hampshire University to Guest on National Dropout Prevention Center/Network’s Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Webcast

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

CLEMSON, SC (February 2, 2015) — Ray McNulty, Dean of the School of Education at Southern New Hampshire University, will discuss Competency-Based Learning as a guest on the February 10, 2015, episode of Solutions to the Dropout Crisis, produced by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) and Clemson Broadcast Productions. Solutions to the Dropout Crisis… Read more »

Alaskan Educator Kelly Tonsmeire Recognized By National Dropout Prevention Network with Crystal Star Award of Excellence

Monday, January 12th, 2015

CLEMSON, SC — The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) recognized Kelly Tonsmeire as a recipient of the 2014 Crystal Star Award of Excellence for his contributions in the field of dropout prevention. Tonsmeire has devoted the past three decades of his career to providing leadership throughout the state in several critical areas of dropout prevention. Tonsmeire… Read more »

The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) and ClemsonTV Establish New Partnership to Increase Audience for Solutions to the Dropout Crisis Webcast

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

  CLEMSON, SC – The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) at Clemson University and ClemsonTV have announced a new collaborative partnership to increase the webcast audience for NDPC/N’s long-playing professional learning series, Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. UPDATE: This program, originally scheduled for a January 13th airing, has been postponed due to inclement weather at… Read more »

Seith Bedard, Director of the Peabody Learning Academy, To Receive National Dropout Prevention Network’s (NDPN) Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

  Clemson, SC – Seith Bedard, Director of the Peabody Learning Academy, an alternative high school in Peabody, MA, will be recognized during the national conference of the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) with the organization’s 2014 Crystal Star Award of Excellence in Dropout Prevention. Bedard has served Peabody Learning Academy—located 30 miles north of… Read more »

Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear to Receive The National Dropout Prevention Network’s 2014 Crystal Star Award for Distinguished Leadership and Service

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

CLEMSON, SC – Kentucky Governor Steven L. Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear will receive the National Dropout Prevention Network’s (NDPN) 2014 Crystal Star Award for Distinguished Leadership and Service during the organization’s upcoming national conference in Louisville, KY, it was announced today by Dr. Elizabeth “Beth” Reynolds, Executive Director of NDPN. “Governor Beshear and… Read more »

The National Dropout Prevention Network To Present The Honorable Elaine L. Chao With The 2014 Crystal Star Award for Lifetime Achievement and National Impact

Monday, October 27th, 2014

CLEMSON, SC – The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) will present its 2014 Crystal Star Award for Lifetime Achievement and National Impact to the Honorable Elaine L. Chao, the former and 24th U.S. Secretary of Labor, during the organization’s upcoming national conference in Louisville, KY, it was announced today by Dr. Elizabeth “Beth” Reynolds, Executive… Read more »

Rural Dropout Prevention Focus of Clemson, U.S. Department of Education Partnership

Friday, October 25th, 2013

CLEMSON, SC—Clemson University’s National Dropout Prevention Center/Network and Clemson Broadcast Productions, under a subcontract to Manhattan Strategy Group (MSG), will provide services to the U.S. Department of Education to analyze and enhance rural dropout prevention efforts in 15 states. The Clemson entities and their partners will analyze the states’ dropout prevention needs and develop solutions… Read more »

Programs of Study as State Mandate: A Longitudinal Study of the Personal Pathways to Success Initiative — REVISE

Sunday, June 9th, 2013

CLEMSON, SC — A new report from National Dropout Prevention Center researchers at Clemson University has been published in collaboration with, and through funding from, the National Research Center for Career and Technical Education at the University of Louisville. The report summarizes five years of data collection and analyses on the effects of South Carolina’s… Read more »