NCTAF Commissioner Steven L. Paine Joins Board of National Dropout Prevention Network
Dr. Steven L. Paine, Former West Virginia Superintendent of Schools,
Elected to Board of Directors of National Dropout Prevention Network
From NDPN’s August 24, 2015 press release: “Dr. Steven L. Paine has joined the Board of Directors of the National Dropout Prevention Network (NDPN). Paine, who served for six years as West Virginia’s 25th superintendent of schools, is a nationally recognized educator credited with transforming the state’s public school instructional program.
“‘We’re pleased to welcome Dr. Paine as a new member of our Board of Directors,’ said Bob Collins, NDPN Board Chair. ‘He has dedicated his career to school system improvement and education public policy leadership for more than three decades. His contributions and counsel are sure to benefit our current and future efforts to reduce dropout nationwide, and improve educational outcomes for all students.’
“Paine is currently the educational innovation leader for BrightBytes, a San Francisco-based digital research company that has developed, among other technologies, an ‘early warning system’ designed to predict, identify, and prevent dropout risk factors so that educators can intervene, drive graduation rates, and improve student learning outcomes.”
Steven L. Paine serves as a NCTAF Commissioner.