National Dropout Prevention Center/Network Names DeeperDive Learning Inc. as Innovation Partner

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Online Education Professional Development Product Developer Joins Growing Group

 Clemson, S.C. (August 16, 2016) – The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) announces DeeperDive Learning Inc., a provider of online education-related professional learning experiences, as its latest Innovation Partner. Innovation Partners are businesses, individuals or companies whose dedication in advancing efforts to reduce dropout rates nationwide align closely with the mission of NDPC/N. Headquartered in Naples, Florida, DeeperDive Learning’s goal is to ensure professional development remains relevant to educators, administrators and others who work with youth by focusing that development on the 21st century skills needed for success in today’s classrooms.

“DeeperDive Learning’s emphasis on providing relevant professional development options offers an outstanding resource to fulfill one of NDPC/N’s 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention, which are the foundation of our work,” said Dr. Sandy Addis, Executive Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. “As one of fifteen strategies, ongoing professional development that aligns with the instructional framework of an individual school or district, when paired with support and feedback, becomes an invaluable tool in addressing the nation’s dropout rate. We are fortunate that DeeperDive Learning has joined the NDPC/N as an Innovation Partner to provide convenient, effective and high-interest professional development options.”

“DeeperDive Learning continues to create additional innovative online learning experiences for educators, ensuring professional development offerings remain research-based, effective, relevant and engaging for adult learners,” Dr. Pamela Bruening, Founder and CEO of DeeperDive Learning notes. “We are very aware of the mission and vision of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network and the resources it has provided for almost three decades. We are honored to be recognized as an Innovation Partner and to be aligned with an organization whose work is respected and ongoing.”

DeeperDive Learning Inc. joins a dynamic and growing partnership program that includes AdvancePath Academics, BrightBytes, Catapult Learning, Edgenuity, WIN Learning and ViziTech USA.

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

Established in 1986 with a mission to reduce dropout rates, 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 website—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 College of Education at Clemson University in Clemson, South Carolina.

About DeeperDive Learning Inc.

DeeperDive Learning Inc. develops educational professional development products designed to enhance the ability of educators to provide students effective instruction and seamless intervention. For more information about DeeperDive Learning Inc., go to www.deeperdivelearning.com.

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For Additional Information Contact:
Lynn Dunlap, Director of Public Information
National Dropout Prevention Center/Network
Phone: 864-656-2678
Email: ldunlap@clemson.edu