Dropout Prevention Webinar Set for May 3

Last Updated: April 27, 2012

Register now for "Utilizing the Village: Building Community Support for Dropout Prevention and Recovery Work in Rural Communities." This May 3, 2012 webinar presents the scope of the dropout problem in rural localities and features two community mobilization strategies that have been effective in building support for impact on this critical issue.
Featured presenters for this event are Doris Terry Williams, Executive Director, Rural School and Community Trust, and Linda Carillo, Principal, College, Career, and Technology Academy, Pharr-San Juan-Alamo School District.
Participants will come away from the session with:
  • New ideas for launching or strengthening local reengagement efforts
  • Practical resources to plan community conversations to build shared focus on dropout prevention/recovery work
  • Examples of practice successes and considerations for working with rural communities to share with colleagues
"Utilizing the Village" is the first in a  three-part Rural Webinar Series sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education with assistance from Jobs for the Future.
This free webinar is set for May 3, 2012 from 1:30 pm-3:00 pm. Visit http://ruraldropoutprevention.weebly.com/ for more information. Spaces are limited, so please register early.