NDPC offers a wide range of national, regional, and special topic conferences addressing all facets of the dropout prevention issue. View a full list of all past conferences.

Upcoming Conferences

33rd National Dropout Prevention Conference

Welcome to the 33rd Annual National Dropout Prevention Conference Welcome to the 33rd Annual National Dropout Prevention Conference Future Focused Approaches to Support ALL Students NDPC is proud to be hosting this year’s event at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista South October 15-18, 2023. Creating systemic approaches to meet the needs of our

Past Conferences

Trauma-Skilled Schools Back-To-School Virtual Institute

      Schools and districts face many uncertainties as they look to reopening for the 2020–2021 school year. From the health-related concerns brought about by COVID–19 and subsequent related economic uncertainties to the ongoing challenges of racial inequities and social justice, trauma has increasingly affected our students and our communities. While it is helpful

Postponed: 32nd Annual National Dropout Prevention Conference

Due to both health concerns and uncertainties of the coming months, the National Dropout Prevention Center will postpone the 32nd Annual National Dropout Prevention Conference scheduled for October 18-21, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia.  The 32nd Annual National Dropout Prevention Conference will be rescheduled at a later date.  Details of the rescheduled event will be announced

2019 At-Risk Youth National FORUM

Efforts to reach at-risk youth begin with CONNECTION.  This year’s FORUM focuses on the skill of connecting.  The conference offers breakout sessions and skill building workshops that help leaders build systems that are conducive to connections and demonstrate skills that assist youth practitioners in their efforts to connect. 

Colorado Student Engagement Institute

The National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N) and Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC are pleased to sponsor the Colorado Student Engagement Institute, a two-day professional development workshop. Day One – Presented by Dr. Joe Hendershott, Hope 4 The Wounded, LLC Many young people carry wounds with them as they head to school, interact with friends and

2018 Reaching the Wounded Student Conference

Watch the conference video!  Conference Program           Conference Strands School Safety School Resource Officers, School Administrators, Counselors, and other professionals are invited to share effective strategies and programs that promote a physically and emotionally safe learning environment. Anti-Bullying initiatives are welcome. Emotional Literacy Effective programs and adopted vision/mission statements geared

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