Connected Students: The Key to College/Career Readiness
Graduation Rate Improvement with Doug Manning (Counselor - Entrepreneur)
Doug Manning, M.Ed., an internationally recognized keynote speaker, has been deeply involved in education as a teacher, school counselor, and district administrator of career programs. An accomplished presenter, Doug seeks to support those interested in enabling young people to graduate with the skills and direction required to become healthy, self-reliant citizens. His research and work has the power to positively influence graduation rates. His message empowers educators to connect with students and facilitate their exploration of career options, making decisions for their futures, and planning the achievement of their goals. Doug uses stories and humor to outline research-based strategies for graduation rate improvement by focusing on studentsí academic, social, and personal engagement with the school community.