Crystal Star Awards of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention, and Prevention

NDPC/N’s Mission

The mission of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network is to serve as a research center and resource network for practitioners, researchers, and policymakers to reshape school and community environments to meet the needs of youth in at-risk situations so these students receive the quality education and services necessary to succeed academically and graduate from high school.

Award Purpose

The purpose of the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) Crystal Star Awards of Excellence in Dropout Recovery, Intervention, and Prevention is to identify and bring national recognition to outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of the mission of the NDPN.

Award Criteria & Nomination Forms

2017 Nomination Packet (Deadline July 1, 2017) (pdf format)
2017 Nomination Packet (Deadline July 2, 2017) (fillable format)
Individual Award
Program Award

Past Award Recipients

2016 Crystal Star Award Recipients
2015 Crystal Star Award Recipients
2014 Crystal Star Award Recipients 
2013 Crystal Star Award Recipients
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2011 Crystal Star Award Recipients
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1997 Crystal Star Award Recipients