"Utilizing the Village" Rural Dropout Prevention Webinar Set for February 28

Last Updated: January 17, 2013

On February 28, 2013 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. EST, the U.S. Department of Education, with Jobs for the Future, is sponsoring the third of a three-session series on rural dropout prevention and recovery, Utilizing the Village: Effective Reengagement and Recovery Programming in Rural Communities

This webinar will feature a Communities in Schools Performance Learning Center in Berrien County, Georgia and Youthbuild of Southeast Ohio. Presenters and their colleagues will highlight lessons learned about effective use of curriculum, building partnerships, and helping students transition to postsecondary opportunities and careers. These lessons will be applicable for rural districts and community partners looking to build or strengthen their own recovery program. Participants will also have an opportunity to share reengagement and recovery strategies with peers.

Register for this free event at: http://ruraldropoutprevention.weebly.com/webinar-three.html. Please contact Monica Melville at mmelville@mahernet.com if you need registration assistance or do not receive a registration confirmation within 24 hours.