) with colleagues and community partners dedicated to broadening your skills in civic engagement. Together we will learn the latest best-practices on engaging students through service learning.
During five days of teaching, learning, collaborating, site visits and planning, educators will be prepared to return to their campus with a concrete plan and strategy to implement Service Learning both in their classroom and throughout the school.
Each day will consist of some or all of the following components:
- Essential questions for Service Learning
- Readings and Reflections tied to the essential question
- Group and Partner Discussions
- Curriculum planning, critique and presentation
- Guest Speakers from our service partners
- Visits to service sites
Who Should Attend:
Independent school teachers looking to create, implement or perfect service learning projects and curricula.
Independent school service learning administrators, program directors and practicing faculty from across the trip state area (NY, NJ and Connecticut), the nation and the world. This institute is open to all independent school educators.
Administrators (Division heads, Heads of Schools, etc...) are also welcome and will have a slightly modified curriculum.
Enrollment is limited to the first 10 participants and is on a first come, first serve basis.
Fee: $800, not including housing or transportation. Lunch will be provided all five days (Monday - Friday).