NDPC offers a wide range of national, regional, and special topic conferences addressing all facets of the dropout prevention issue. View a full list of all past conferences.

Upcoming Conferences


Past Conferences


Diploma Planning Institute

July 21 - 22, 2016
Jonesboro, Georgia

The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) and the Clayton County School System are pleased to offer an effective and affordable graduation rate improvement opportunity to districts and schools. The 2016... Read More »


2016 Reaching the Wounded Student Conference

June 26 - 29, 2016
Embassy Suites Orlando-Lake Buena Vista South
Kissimmee, Florida

  Conference Strands School Safety • Emotional Literacy • Counseling/Therapeutic Insights • Creating Community • Learning/Academic Achievement • Practitioner Health and Well-Being


2015 Diploma Planning Institute

September 20 - 23, 2015
IP Casino Resort & Spa
Biloxi, Mississippi

The Diploma Planning Institute is an opportunity for teams of school and/or district administrators to consult field experts to develop customized, practical, and local plans to prevent dropouts and increase... Read More »


2015 Reaching the Wounded Student Conference

April 21 - 22, 2015
Berlin Resort
Berlin, Ohio

  Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC and the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network team up to provide a valuable professional development opportunity focused on needs and strategies for reaching wounded students.... Read More »


2015 At-Risk Youth National FORUM

February 14 - 17, 2015
Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network in partnership with Communities In Schools of North Carolina and South Carolina, Inc.; South Carolina Department of Education; North Carolina Department of Public Instruction; University... Read More »