You are invited to attend the 2013 Best Practices Forum on Dropout Prevention, “Connecting in a High Speed World: Preparing for Graduation and Beyond,” to be held Sunday, April 14, 2013, through Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at the InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri. This year's Forum is designed to enhance the leadership skills of all adults who are seeking to strengthen interventions among school, community, and families, especially to assist those in at-risk situations. During the Forum, innovative, skilled presenters who have excellent ideas, proven programs, and evidence-based research will share in the areas of (1) preventing and recovering dropouts, (2) preventing truancy and improving attendance, (3) engaging students, (4) positively developing youth, (5) engaging family and the community, (6) instructing students, (7) applying quality data, (8) preparing for college and career, (9) securing funding and resources, and (10) shaping school climate.The 2013 Best Practices Forum on Dropout Prevention is sponsored by the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network in partnership with Camp Fire USA, Communities In Schools of Kansas, Communities In Schools of Nebraska, CVS Caremark, Iowa Department of Education, Kansas City Kansas Public Schools, Kansas Consortium for Youth Voice, Kansas Enrichment Network, Kansas State Department of Education, Kansas State University, Missouri AfterSchool Network,Missouri Dpartment of Education, Nebraska Child and Families Foundation, and the University of Kansas.
Sunday, April 14, 2013 - Wednesday, April 17, 2013 12:00 PM - 12:15 PM
InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza401 Ward ParkwayKansas City, Missouri 64112866-856-9717 or 1-816-756-1500
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