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

 SCHOOL LEADERS!  COUNSELORS!  EDUCATORS!  POLICY MAKERS!

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

Education

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

Education

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:

http://www.dropoutprevention.org/effective-strategies

Resources For Educators

Focus on South Florida: Dropout Prevention

The Communities in Schools of Miami program is the nation’s number one dropout prevention program. CIS mentors, counsels, and oversees 35-hundred at-risk youth. “Diplomas Now” is an organization that identifies at-risk students early on to eliminate the pitfalls that might lead them to drop out. 59 more words

Seen On TV

Progress In School Reform: What Is The Picture We See?

Summary: While by some measures the school reform movement has come up with little but goose eggs in the national aggregate, a more nuanced approach to school change makes clear that improvements do occur in substantial ways, in a cultural context that makes such gains truly heavy lifting. 764 more words

School Reform

Mythbusters

Unlike our slightly whacky friends on the TV series Myth Busters, I offer you no exploding crash dummies, no spontaneous combustion, no free falls from deadly heights…just the facts. 605 more words

Education