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GaDOE Accepting Proposals for Participation in the National Dropout Prevention Conference

MEDIA CONTACT: Matt Cardoza, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 651-7358,; Dorie Turner Nolt, GaDOE Communications Office, (404) 656-5594,

March 21, 2013 – The Georgia Department of Education is accepting proposals for workshops, seminars and roundtables for the National Dropout Prevention Conference to be held
Nov. 3-6 in Atlanta.
The Conference is inviting innovative, skilled presenters who have excellent ideas, proven programs, and research to share in the areas of
  • literacy
  • school climate
  • data assessment
  • curriculum and instruction
  • college and career pathways
  • leadership, policy, and governance
  • student support services and interventions
  • student, family, and community engagement
For detailed descriptions of each of these strands, visit Proposals for sessions are due May 5, and chosen presenters will be notified May 15.
To apply to lead a session, go to and click “Submit a Proposal.”
For questions about online applications and conference registration, contact John Gailer at the National Dropout Prevention Center, 864-656-2675 or
Registration for the conference opens in June.