Early Warning And Intervention: Reaching Students Before Major Negative Events Happen


Dr. Mariam Azin is President of Planning, Research & Evaluation Services (PRES Associates), a national research and evaluation firm with offices in Arizona and Utah. Dr. Azin has more than 20 years of work experience conducting evalu- ations and research in the areas of education, social services and mental health. Currently, she is the principal investigator on the federal Project AWARE grant, a major goal of which is to expand capacity at the state and local level to make schools safer and improve school climate. She has been principal investigator on numerous local, statewide, and national evaluation efforts related to at-risk students; school climate; educational technology; and professional development, including serving as principal investigator on several Safe Schools Healthy Students grants, designed to provide comprehensive, seamless services to at-risk students and their families. Dr. Azin has conducted a substantial amount of research in the areas of early warning, school climate and contributors to successful early intervention with students starting to show signs of risk. Much of her research has been integrated into the Clarity Early Warning platform, currently in use with nearly 500,000 students nationwide.

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With a national dropout rate well exceeding 30% for many subpopulations, we face a national crisis. In South Carolina, the situation is even worse. By sharing what actually works to combat this challenges in our state and across our nation’s future, the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network is committed to providing information to the relevant constituencies on research-based solutions to the dropout crisis. Solutions to the Dropout Crisis is a professional development broadcast produced by Clemson University Broadcast Productions for the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network. Solutions airs the second Tuesday of each month throughout the year, bringing the best in professional learning opportunities to its viewers as they seek ongoing strategies and information related to dropout prevention, intervention, and recovery to improve high school graduation rates and school dropout rates. For more related links and resources related to each program, visit www.dropoutprevention.org/webcast