National Dropout Prevention Network and ViziTech USA Form Partnership to Help Improve Student Learning Outcomes

Thursday, September 10th, 2015

Clemson, SC (September 10, 2015) – The National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN) and ViziTech USA, a high-tech training and education company, have formed a partnership to help improve student learning outcomes and reduce the nation’s dropout rate.

ViziTech USA, based in Eatonton, GA, is a state-of-the-art training and education company, specializing in 3D and interactive/augmented reality learning programs and technology. In addition to military and commercial clients, ViziTech USA’s programs are used in the school systems of seven states and at 19 universities, colleges, and career-technical colleges throughout the U.S.

“We’re pleased to be in partnership with ViziTech USA,” said Sandy Addis, Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N). “Their advancements in the application of new technologies are changing the way students learn, while providing them with new ways to engage in learning. Students who are actively engaged at school have better outcomes and are much less likely to drop out.”

Through the partnership, NDPN and ViziTech USA will collaborate on regional and national forums and conferences dedicated to sharing effective dropout reduction strategies, and improving student outcomes toward graduation and beyond.

“As supporters of, and advocates for, education, ViziTech USA looks forward to collaborating with the National Dropout Prevention Network,” said Brig. Gen. Stewart Rodeheaver, U.S. Army (RET), the company’s founder. “We share their commitment to helping to ensure that students are engaged in learning, and that they graduate from high school ready for college or career.”

 About the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N)

Established in 1986 with a mission to reduce dropout rates, the NDPC/N shares solutions for student success and dropout prevention through its clearinghouse function, active research and evaluation projects, publications, and a variety of professional development activities and conferences. The organization’s Web site—www.dropoutprevention.org—is the nation’s leading resource in providing effective, research-based solutions to engaging students and reducing dropout. The NDPC/N is housed in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University in Clemson, SC.

About ViziTech USA

Founded in 2009, ViziTech USA is a national leader in the application of computer-generated imagery (CGI), 2D (two-dimensional), 3D (three-dimensional), A/R (augmented reality), and other technologies. The company offers curriculum and course development, live filming, and other services including interactive 3D programs that deepen the understanding of procedures, critical path thinking skills, and problem solving. Rodeheaver was recognized by the Technology Association of GA in 2011 as Technology Entrepreneur of the Year, and ViziTech USA as Coolest Technology Company.

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Contacts for Media:

Mark Cheatham
Public Information Director
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network
Phone: (864) 656-4139
Email: mrc2@clemson.edu