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The new Nevada JobConnect Youth website

The State of Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation today unveiled, an innovative youth web portal specially designed for Nevada youth to be connected to education and/or productive employment

The new Nevada JobConnect Youth website - - is dedicated to educating and preparing Nevada youth in these tough times to make smart employment and career decisions. The site is funded by the Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation and supported by Nevada Jobconnect, a statewide network that connects businesses with employees.

Updated Impact Report -- See NPEF's Impact in Nevada

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Here is a selection of handouts that can be used individually:

Nevada Compact

The Nevada Compact represents an unprecedented commitment of key Nevada institutions to support youth--systemically and holistically--in helping them successfully graduate from high school and gain appropriate post-secondary education or training to become productive, contributing members of society.

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Our New Videos Page

We have a new video page! Watch the most recent videos from the Dropout Prevention Summit.

Mountain Bike Nevada to benefit public education!

Sponsored by the Nevada State Parks, the first annual Mountain Bike Nevada will traverse 519 miles, crossing the entire Silver State this September.

Registration is now open (with a portion to benefit NPEF!) online. Click here to register.
For more information, check out the press release.

Teen Pregnancy Summit Report

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Ready For Life Southern Nevada Business Case

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The 2010 Dropout Prevention Summit. Held November 8, 2010.


Governor Bob Wise (former Governor of West Virginia) will provide the keynote address.
Gov. Wise is the Executive Director of the Alliance for Excellent Education and has been on the forefront of education reform for the past several years.

The inaugural Ready for Life Nevada Dropout Prevention Summit was held in November 2008 to work toward increasing the graduation rate.  We recently published an update on the progress that has been made since that event which highlights some impressive achievements from organizations across Nevada.

To view the report, click here:
2010 Statewide Ready for Life Action Plan Update


Summit agenda

Nevada High Schools


The Science Of Early Childhood Development

The Impact Of Early Adversity On Children's Development

Early Childhood Program Effectiveness


from Harry Reid

from John Ensign

from Shelley Berkley


Courageous Conversations Today to Ensure a Better Tomorrow

Building a Connected Infrastructure for Youth Success from Cradle to Career

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