Forum on Dropout Prevention & Student Engagement
ScholarCentric and the Colorado Department of Education hosted the 2nd Annual Forum on Dropout Prevention and Student Engagement on Friday, March 2, 2012 at Admas 12 Five Star Schools in Thornton, Colorado.
This year's event focused on the Colorado Graduation Pathways (CGP) grant recipients to provide technical solutions, and in-depth discussions from industry experts.
Below you will find information regarding the Keynote Speaker, guest presenters, including links to all presentations.
Keynote Speaker: Mr. Reg Weaver, past president of the National Education Association, works with front-line educators to increase their comfort, understanding and motivation in academic resiliency skills. As a former middle school teacher and a recent recipient of the Augustus "Gus" Hawkins Award for Excellence in Education, Mr. Weaver has been described as a "passionate advocate for quality education and for providing solutions to problems that plague schools that serve the poor and minorities". Author of Outside the Box, Inside the School: Building Academic Resiliency.
Guest Presentations & Presenters:
Lauren Jones, Career Guidance Trainer, Career and Technical Education - Colorado Community College System
Judy Bauernschmidt, Director of Student Online Learning, Virtual Academy - Jefferson County Public Schools
John Super, President - AdvancePath Academies, Inc.
Jennifer Quintana, School Counselor - Scott Carpenter Middle School, Adams 50
Cindy Dascher, Parent and Family Consultant, Exceptional Student Leadership Unit - Colorado Department of Education
Cathy Lines, Response to Intervention Project Support - Colorado Department of Education
Cori Canty-Woessner, Director of Counseling, Post Secondary Readiness Support Services - Denver Public Schools
Lyn McCarty, Principal, High School Prep Academy, Harrison School District 2, Colorado Springs, CO
Steve Weigler, President, ScholarCentric
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