Dr. Jay Smink

Executive Director of the National Dropout Prevention Center/Network (NDPC/N)

Dr. Smink holds a Doctorate in Educational Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Jay has been the Executive Director since 1988. His experiences range from teaching at the local school level to research at the university level. He consults regularly in a variety of capacities and serves on several boards across the nation. Jay focuses a great deal of his research and writing on mentoring.