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SDPP_Conference_2015

PROGRAM DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH

STATE AND STATUS OF DROPOUT

Albert Motivans, UNESCO Institute for Statistics (Canada)
Presentation: Opportunities Lost, Global Trends in Early School Leaving

Howard “Sandy” Addis, National Dropout Prevention Center
Presentation: Dropout Prevention, a National Issue

Jennifer Sklar, International Rescue Committee
Presentation: Conflict-Affected Children and Drop Out

Ann Warner, International Center for Research on Women
Presentation: Adolescent Girls and Drop-Out

Enrique Roig, Creative Associates International
Presentation: Crime, Violence and Dropout

Angela Venza, International Youth Foundation
Presentation: Livelihoods and Dropout

OVERVIEW OF STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS DROPOUT

Heather Clawson, Communities in Schools
Presentation: How Do We Address the School Dropout Problem?

Keith Lewin, University of Sussex (UK)
Presentation: Lewin, Keith – University of Sussex – Drop Outs and Push Outs, No More Missing Halves

EARLY WARNING SYSTEMS: A FOUNDATION FOR ACTION

Diane Prouty, Creative Associates International
Aakash Sethi, QUEST Alliance (India)
Chea Kosal, Kampuchean Action for Primary Education (Cambodia)
Nicole Seibel, CARE (Timor-Leste)
Wendi Carman, Creative Associates International (Tajikistan)
Presentation: Early Warning Systems for Developing Countries

Douglas Huntley, Queensbury Union Free School District
Presentation: Keeping All Kids in School

CRIME AND DROPOUT PREVENTION STRATEGIES

Harold Sibaja, Creative Associates International (El Salvador)
Presentation: School Dropout and Youth Violence in El Salvador

Lori Kaplan, Latin American Youth Center
Presentation: The Latin American Youth Center

PROGRAM DAY 2: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10TH

DROPOUT PREVENTION IN CONFLICT SETTINGS, FOR GIRLS & YOUTH LIVELIHOODS

Stephanie Simmons Zuilkowski, Florida State University
Presentation: Dropout in post-conflict settings, The Case of Sierra Leone

Supriya Baily, George Mason University
Presentation: Girls and Dropout Prevention, Strategies and Interventions

Katy Vickland, Creative Associates International
Presentation: Dropout Prevention in Conflict Settings

DID IT WORK? SCHOOL DROPOUT PREVENTION PILOT RESEARCH FINDINGS ON DROPOUT INTERVENTION IMPACTS

Karen Tietjen, Creative Associates International
Nancy Murray, Mathematica
Neha Parti, QUEST Alliance (India)
Gulguncha Amirbekovna, Creative Associates International (Tajikistan)
Ouk Sothira, Kampuchean Action for Primary Education (Cambodia)
Martin Canter, CARE (Timor-Leste)
Presentation: Do EWS and Student Engagement Activities Reduce Dropout