Vermont Dropout Prevention Summit
Led by the Vermont Association for Middle Level Education, the summit focused on developing plans for early identification of dropouts. A pre-summit webinar was held in partnership with AT&T and featured Bob Wise, President, Alliance for Excellent Education. Presenters at the summit included Commissioner of Education Armando Vilaseca and Betty Edwards, Executive Director, National Middle School Association. Participants consisted of regional teams who developed a collaborative approach to provide additional supports and opportunities for 10-14 year olds at risk of not graduating high school.