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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
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
Gagnon, Joseph C.; Read, Nicholas W.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC), 2015
Access to high-quality education for youth is critical to their long-term success as adults. Youth in juvenile justice secure care facilities, however, too often do not have access to the high-quality education and related supports and services that they need, particularly youth with disabilities residing in such facilities. This brief discusses…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Educational Quality, Juvenile Justice, Institutionalized Persons
Read, Nicholas W.; Price, Ted S.; Gonsoulin, Simon – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2015
In partnership with the Center for Juvenile Justice Reform (CJJR), the National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) has developed a series of practice guides that provide concrete strategies for adopting the principles and practices discussed in the…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, Delinquency, Youth
Gonsoulin, Simon; Clark, Heather Griller; Rankin, Victoria E. – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2015
This National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk (NDTAC) practice guide examines the principle that quality education services are critical for youth involved with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. This principle asserts that, to address the…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Child Welfare, At Risk Students, Student Needs
Gonsoulin, S.; Darwin, M. J.; Read, N. W. – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2012
Youth who are involved with the juvenile justice and child welfare systems face many challenges and barriers to academic and vocational success. Regardless of the reasons for their involvement, youth in these systems are "disproportionately children and youth of color who currently have, or have experienced, a host of risk factors that are…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Health Needs, Substance Abuse, Academic Achievement
Read, Nicholas; Lampron, Stephanie – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2012
Many students across the Nation struggle with emotional and behavioral problems that may lead them to act out in ways that school administrators and teachers might not understand or be prepared to respond to effectively. In today's era of highstakes testing, zero-tolerance discipline measures, and shrinking school and district budgets, there is an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Positive Behavior Supports, Juvenile Justice, Emotional Disturbances
Gonsoulin, S.; Read, N.W. – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2011
Interagency communication and collaboration is a key principle and practice in addressing the unmet educational needs of youth in the juvenile justice and child welfare systems. When child-serving agencies communicate and work with each other, and are committed to coordinating services and supports for the youth and families they serve, they…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Child Welfare
Read, N. W.; O'Cummings, M. – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2011
Research has demonstrated the correlation between lack of educational attainment and involvement in the juvenile justice system and the importance of education in preventing recidivism. In acknowledgment of the importance of education in the juvenile justice system, more than 2,600 residential juvenile justice facilities report providing education…
Descriptors: Juvenile Justice, Correctional Education, Incidence, Student Participation
Leone, Peter; Wilson, Michael; Mulcahy, Candace – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2010
This guide is designed to support the development of mathematics proficiency for youth in short-term juvenile correctional facilities. Mathematics proficiency includes mastery and fluency in foundational numeracy; an understanding of complex, grade-appropriate concepts and procedures; and application of those competencies to solve relevant,…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Youth, Juvenile Justice
Salinger, Terry – National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2010
Like educators around the country, staff in juvenile justice facilities recognize the serious academic challenges that many of their students face because of low levels of literacy achievement. This "Adolescent Literacy Guide" provides guidance to administrators and teachers who want to increase opportunities for students in juvenile…
Descriptors: At Risk Persons, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Juvenile Justice
National Evaluation and Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Children and Youth Who Are Neglected, Delinquent, or At-Risk, 2006
This guide was developed for State, agency, and/or facility administrators who provide education for children and youth who are neglected, delinquent, or at risk (N or D). The guide provides basic information about the ideal characteristics of a pre-post test and highlights important features to consider when requesting and evaluating information…
Descriptors: Test Selection, Pretests Posttests, Child Neglect, Delinquency