Now Archived: Utilizing the Village Rural Dropout Prevention Webinar

Last Updated: March 19, 2013

This recent webinar featured Communities in Schools Performance Learning Center in Berrien County, Georgia and Youthbuild of Southeast Ohio. Presenters and their colleagues highlighted lessons learned about effective use of curriculum, building partnerships, and helping students transition to postsecondary opportunities and careers. These lessons are applicable for rural districts and community partners looking to build or strengthen their own recovery program. Participants also had an opportunity to share reengagement and recovery strategies with peers.

To access the archived video recording or download a transcript of the webinar click here:

To access the agenda and other resource materials click here:

If you are interested in participating in the online conversation about the webinar, go to: and then click on "Groups" and then "Rural Schools". Once you have joined you can visit one of the three discussion threads that have been set up to continue the conversations begun on the webinar:

Discussion of providing engaging curriculum:

Discussion of building strong partnerships:

Discussion of supporting student transitions: