Persistence to Graduation Summit focuses on dropout prevention


Registration is open for the 2019 Persistence to Graduation Summit: Safe and Supportive Learning July 9-10 at the Lexington Convention Center. The summit, presented by the Kentucky Department of Education and AdvancEd Kentucky, features peer-led interactive breakout sessions and networking opportunities to deepen your knowledge of dropout prevention and re-engagement strategies.

Keynote speakers are Hamish Brewer, the 2017 National Association of Elementary School Principals Nationally Distinguished Principal from Virginia; and Marietta Watts, executive diversity liaison for the University of Kentucky’s Office of Institutional Diversity and leader of UK’s Unconscious Bias Initiative. Summit topics will include well-rounded educational opportunities, safe and supportive learning environments, effective use of education technology, student transition and re-engagement strategies and alternative education.

Visit to register for the summit, and use the discount code “PTG2019” to attend at no charge.