Items Tagged with "professional development"

Diploma Planning Institute

The Diploma Planning Institute guides district and school administrators toward building a foundational dropout prevention plan based on researched and proven strategies.  Administrators work directly with national field experts to utilize local data and direct knowledge of their students to design a customized plan for their school system. By implementing a strategic, systemic plan and streamlining their… Read more »

Professional Development – Related Webcasts

Solutions to the Dropout Crisis  airs on the second Tuesday of every month at 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time, covering a variety of topics related to dropout prevention efforts. Building Authentic Relationships with Youth At Risk. (2009). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Call Me MISTER. (2009). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Creating a Trauma-Informed Care School. (2017). Solutions to… Read more »

Professional Development Resources

Professional Development Resources NDPC Materials The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention Online Courses: Overview Course. (2017). National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. The 15 Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention Online Courses: Professional Development. (2017). National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. Creating a Trauma-Informed Care School. (2017). Solutions to the Dropout Crisis. Systemic and Professional Development Approach to Dropout… Read more »

Professional Development

Overview Recent research suggests that the quality of a teacher is the most important predictor of student success (Darling-Hammond, 1998). A Tennessee study (Haycock, 1998) discovered that low-achieving students increased their achievement level by as much as 53% when taught by a highly effective teacher. The sequence of teachers to which students were assigned also… Read more »