National Dropout Prevention Center
After-school and out-of-school opportunities, camps, and clubs provide students with extended time for academics, hobbies, interests, and relationship building in safe locations. Examine the research and learn how these high quality programs can impact graduation rates.
This course is part of the 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention online courses, based on the National Dropout Prevention Center’s 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention. If you are using this course towards the twelve professional learning credits necessary to complete the National Dropout Specialist Certification Program, please download your certificate upon the successful completion of all activities relating to the course, and email it to