We appreciate our Network members and provide the following benefits.
- A 20% discount on most regularly priced NDPC/N publications.
- Subscription to the monthly electronic newsletter—Dropout Prevention Update.
- Preferred program placement in all NDPC/N conferences and institutes upon request.
- Subscription to the quarterly topical print publication—National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Newsletter.
- Subscription to the biannual print research journal—The Journal of At-Risk Issues.
- Early access to NDPC/N’s online journal—ENGAGE: The International Journal of Research and Practice on Student Engagement.
- Discounted registration fees for selected conferences and institutes, as announced, as well as special invitations to events.
- Courtesy copies of selected publications and materials as they are developed.
- Knowledge that you are supporting for yourself and others unlimited access to NDPC/N website information, including the following services: Database of research-based model programs; database of National Dropout Prevention Specialist Program completers; the latest statistics, news, effective strategies, and risk factor information; and monthly, up-to-date, and highly relevant webcasts, including Solutions to the Dropout Crisis.
Professional Publications and Resources
Discover new resources to increase your effectiveness! The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network publishes a variety of resources to assist educators and other practitioners concerned about our youth at risk. Network members receive complimentary copies of new releases as well as 20% off the purchase of most publications in our store.
- The quarterly National Dropout Prevention Newsletter and two biannual journals, The Journal of At-Risk Issues and ENGAGE: The International Journal of Research and Practice on Student Engagement, keep members up-to-date on current research and practice in the field.
- The Effective Strategies for School Improvement Series includes research-based practitioner guidebooks based on the 15 most effective approaches to dropout prevention.
- The Linking Learning With Life Series is composed of service-learning guidebooks and videos on a wide variety of topics for youth, educators, and community leaders.
- Books for teacher educators, staff development games, and materials for students are also available. For a complete order form contact the Center/Network or browse our publications section.
Overview of NDPC/N Membership Levels
- Student – Full-time Graduate or Undergraduate – $45/year (U.S. Currency)
- Individual – $85/year (U.S. Currency)
- Institutional – Basic Package – $295/year (U.S. Currency)
- Institutional – Premier Package – $600/year (U.S. Currency)
Refer to the Membership Chart on the Membership Application for a detailed comparison of the benefits for each level.