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National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2022
This Family Engagement Toolkit is designed for facility and school administrators. It provides tools that can be adapted to promote family involvement in a facility school. The tools are intended to be used by program staff to help encourage families--including those who are reluctant, have been affected by trauma, or are unsure of how to become…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Administrators, Stakeholders, Family School Relationship
Domenici, David; Holland, Kaylah – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2021
When school is engaging, relevant, and meaningful, students returning from correctional facilities and those at-risk of dropping out are more likely to achieve educational success. This brief is intended to assist district leaders and school administrators--both at the district and school level- who are seeking to implement strategies designed to…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Relevance (Education), Reentry Students, At Risk Students
St. John, Victor; Gabriel, Alexander – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2021
The primary purpose of Title 1, Part D programs is to improve the educational outcomes for youth who are categorized as "neglected" (n), "delinquent" (d), or at-risk under the statute. This brief is designed to help State Coordinators, grantees involved in data collection or analyses, and personnel involved in the design of…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, At Risk Students
de Azúa, Ramón L. – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2020
This brief illustrates how digital learning opportunities and technology can significantly increase access to high-quality learning materials, curricula, and effective online learning tools to help youth in secure care settings develop expertise in shaping personalized learning and future goals. The brief also offers takeaways that practitioners,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, At Risk Students, Juvenile Justice
Jackson, Kia; Christopher, Okori; Penkoff, Katie – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2019
In this update to the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth's (NDTAC's) 2006 issue brief on family involvement, the evolving definition of family and the compelling reasons for family engagement are explored. Further, promising advances in the field and innovative ways in which systems…
Descriptors: Family Involvement, Juvenile Justice, Family Characteristics, Family School Relationship
Sanders, Sara – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2019
This guide is designed to assist States, agencies, and/or facilities who work with youth who are neglected, delinquent, or at-risk (N or D). The information in the guide will benefit those who are (a) interested in implementing pre-posttests, (b) in the process of identifying an appropriate pre-posttest, or (c) ready to evaluate current testing…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Delinquency, Pretests Posttests, Testing
Leone, Peter; Fink, Carolyn; Wilson, Michael; Mulcahy, Candace – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
This guide is a revised and updated edition of "Making It Count." This version contains much of the information from the earlier publication but also includes strategies for using project-based learning and Web-based instructional programs to support the development of mathematics proficiency for youth in short-term juvenile correctional…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Youth, Juvenile Justice
Salinger, Terry – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
The law requires that juvenile justice facilities must provide education to all school-age students, and these facilities often do so despite challenges that would baffle most high school administrators and teachers. This "Adolescent Literacy Guide" provides guidance to both administrators and teachers who want to increase opportunities…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Juvenile Justice
de Azúa, Ramón L. – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2018
In 2017, the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC) released its first in a series of professional development briefs that focus on the professional development needs and interests of neglected or delinquent (N or D) State coordinators, correctional educators, and providers of…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Educational Needs, Child Neglect, Delinquency
Keleher, Julia – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
In this professional development research brief, the author sets forth the overarching considerations that should be kept in mind when conceptualizing professional development for educators working with neglected or delinquent youth (N or D). The brief begins by defining professional development and demonstrating why it is a critical support for…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Delinquency, Child Neglect, Youth Programs
de Azúa, Ramón L.; Keleher, Julia – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
In 2017, the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC) released its first in a series of professional development briefs that focus on the professional development needs and interests of Neglected or Delinquent (N or D) State coordinators, correctional educators, and providers of…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Delinquency, Child Neglect, Youth Programs
Zaugg, Nathan; Jarjoura, Roger – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
"The Mentoring Toolkit 2.0: Resources for Developing Programs for Incarcerated Youth" provides information, program descriptions, and links to important resources that can assist juvenile correctional facilities and other organizations to design effective mentoring programs for neglected and delinquent youth, particularly those who are…
Descriptors: Mentors, Guides, Program Development, Institutionalized Persons
Leone, Peter E.; Fink, Carolyn M. – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2017
Laws and regulations across the United States require that all students, including those in the custody of the juvenile courts, probation services, or other child-serving agencies, receive education services. Too often, because of short lengths of stay and logistical challenges associated with student mobility, educators and juvenile justice…
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Correctional Education, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions
Clark, Heather Griller; Mathur, Sarup; Brock, Leslie; O'Cummings, Mindee; Milligan, DeAngela – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2016
The third edition of the National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth's (NDTAC's) "Transition Toolkit" provides updated information on existing policies, practices, strategies, and resources for transition that build on field experience and research. The "Toolkit" offers…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Youth Programs, Transitional Programs, Juvenile Justice
Osher, David; Penkoff, Cathleen; Sidana, Anju; Kelly, Patrick – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2016
Learning is not just a cognitive process. Research shows that powerful social and emotional factors affect learning. These factors influence students' abilities to attend to and direct their learning; students' engagement in learning activities; and teachers' ability to connect with, challenge, and support students. Social and emotional factors…
Descriptors: At Risk Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Social Influences, Emotional Response
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