National Dropout Prevention Specialists

Certified National Dropout Prevention Specialists are informed, experienced, and effective practitioners. Each National Dropout Prevention Specialist has completed NDPC’s professional learning program and has demonstrated experience and expertise through completion of an approved field project. Specialists are willing to serve as resource contacts for others and their Field Project Reports are offered as resources for those seeking strategies and solutions for improved graduation rates and student success. Learn more about the National Dropout Prevention Specialist Certification Program.

Joan M. Arasteh

 

Biography        Contact Information        Field Project Report

 

Key words: building relationships, intervention, recovery coordination, Purpose, passion, performance, personalization, authenticity, advocacy, accountability, recover, (re)engage, empower #GladtoGrad

Saletria Cail

 
 

Biography        Contact Information          Field Project Report

 
 
 

Key words: nontraditional high school, credit recovery, mentoring, community involvement, Teacher as Advisor, Increased Learning Time, ILT

Alicia R. Dunn

 

Biography        Contact Information       Field Project Report

 

Key words: graduation counselor, academic advisement, wrap-around services, family engagement, community resources, credit recovery, extended learning opportunities, Teachers as Advisors

Shiamorra Green

 

 

Biography        Contact Information        Field Project Report

 

Key words: nontraditional high school, credit recovery, mentoring, community involvement, Teacher as Advisor, Increased Learning Time, ILT

 

Garolyn Grooms

 
 

Biography        Contact Information        Field Project Report

 
 
 
Key words: nontraditional high school, credit recovery, mentoring, community involvement, Teacher as Advisor, Increased Learning Time, ILT

Sandra E. McKissic

 
 

Biography        Contact Information        Field Project Report

 
 
 
Key words: nontraditional high school, credit recovery, mentoring, community involvement, Teacher as Advisor, Increased Learning Time, ILT

Amy Nicol-Wagner

 
 

Biography        Contact Information       Field Project Report

 
 
 
Key words: career based intervention, middle school, experiential learning, service learning, career exploration, soft skills, life skills

Ebony Payno

 

 

                           Biography        Contact Information        Field Project Report

 
 
 
Key words: nontraditional high school, credit recovery, mentoring, community involvement, Teacher as Advisor, Increased Learning Time, ILT

Kedric Sledge

 

 

   Biography       Contact Information        Field Project Report

 

Key words: nontraditional high school, credit recovery, mentoring, community involvement, Teacher as Advisor, Increased Learning Time, ILT