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Mr. Tavaris Williams Hired as NEC Dropout Prevention Specialist

Mr. Williams will maintain a collaborative network among school guidance counselors, registrar, parent coordinator, and school-based services support. He will develop skills through peer mediation to assist students to solve their own conflicts responsibly and constructively; assist students in increasing their critical thinking and communication skills; provide a nurturing, supportive, and positive climate that encourages student responsibility, using positive motivation, clear routines, and effective management techniques; seek assistance of the parents and the principal when needed. Establishing a professional rapport with students that earns their respect is a critical requirement along with communicating regularly with parents, seeking their support and advice, so as to create a cooperative relationship to support the child in the school.