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Rethinking Summer

By Aubrey Perry & Devora Shamah

Summer is generally considered a time for relaxation and play for students. However, for many college students it can be a time to either move toward completion or a time to get off track in their educations. 497 more words

Gateway To College

Defending Childhood Report

See task force recommendations for schools, communities, and juvenile justice systems here:  Defending Childhood Report

Connect to information and registration for: The Maine Event – A National Conference on Positive School Climate!


Positive School Climate = A Hardiness Zone for All School Goals and Initiatives

It’s spring, and it’s still snowing here in Maine. It takes a counter-intuitive leap of faith to get those spring peas into the frigid ground – but now is the time to plant! 270 more words


The MAINE Event: A National Conference on Positive School Climate and Culture - Register Early!!


JOIN US JULY 7th & 8th in Portland, Maine!!!

THE FIRST 200 PEOPLE TO REGISTER will be entered into our Maine Event raffles!   50 more words


CALL FOR PRESENTERS! Conference on Positive School Culture/Climate!

National Conference on Positive School Culture/Climate in Portland, Maine July 7&8, 2015! We are seeking dynamic speakers to provide workshops on the following topics: Positive School Culture/Climate; Bullying Prevention/Response; Adaptive Leadership for Positive, Energized Staff Culture; Best Practices for Safe Schools; Positive Psychology / Cognitive Neuroscience; Dropout Prevention … etc… … 27 more words


Tools for Practice Tuesday- Dropout Prevention

Last week I was frustrated, no angry about how the youth I work with talk about dropping out of school. I frequently have conversations with the 17 year old’s that I work with about “dropping out” or “quitting school”. 76 more words

Social Work

Effective Strategies for Dropout Prevention

Working in a high school, I think I can safely say dropout prevention is definitely on all of our minds.  Below is a link to a plethora of research-based programs and resources that have been found to decrease dropout rates:


Resources For Educators