25th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference

You are invited to attend the 25th Annual National Dropout Prevention Network Conference, November 3-6, 2013, at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta, Georgia. The National Dropout Prevention Network, Georgia Department of Education, the Georgia Regional Educational Service Agencies, and Communities In Schools of Georgia are pleased to provide a dynamic professional learning opportunity for school board members, superintendents, counselors, administrators, educators, and other youth practitioners. Over 100 different sessions, including a special school board and leadership track, will be presented by experienced professionals and practitioners. The conference will provide an opportunity to gain knowledge and practical skills that can enhance the performance of individuals, teams, schools, and educational systems.

Conference Strands

(1) literacy; (2) school climate; (3) data assessment; (4) curriculum and instruction; (5) college and career pathways; (6) leadership, policy, and governance; (7) student support services and interventions; and (8) student, family, and community engagement


Keynote Speakers

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Bill Bennett
Author, Political Theorist, Radio Host, former U.S. Secretary of Education
http://www.billbennett.com

 

 


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Bill Milliken
Founder and Vice Chairman, Communities In Schools
http://www.communitiesinschools.org

 


Student Panel

13.atl-unlkUsher’s New Look Foundation
http://ushersnewlook.org

 

 

 


Special Leaderships Track:

13.atl-pittmanKaren Pittman
Founder & CEO Forum for Youth Investment
http://forumfyi.org

 

 


 

Conference Details

November 3 - November 6, 2013

Crowne Plaza Ravinia
Atlanta, Georgia




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