Twin Cities Dropout Prevention Summit



  • Convened by the Minnesota Alliance With Youth and the Minnesota Department of Education, the Metro-wide Summit brought together 200 school and nonprofit leaders to discuss implementation of strategies identified by the National Dropout Prevention Center and utilized by the Minnesota Department of Education's Dropout Prevention Initiative. Cohorts of leaders from area schools attended the summit to share best practices and to begin action plans based on the strategies. Peter Benson, president, Search Institute, provided a keynote address.

Summit Planning Team:

The joint metro-wide & statewide 2009 Summits will be co-presented by Minnesota Alliance With Youth, the National Youth Leadership Council, Minnesota Department of Education, Search Institute, Minneapolis Mayors office, Minneapolis School District, St. Paul Mayors office, and St. Paul School District.

Twin Cities Dropout Prevention Action Plan