Service-Learning February Digest


We’re back with another batch of service-learning news. Let’s make the shortest month of the year the best! Trish O’Kane, a University of Vermont professor, is the creator of “Birding to Change the World,” a service-learning and environmental justice course that brings together college students and young people. The course’s aim is to reverse what … Continue reading Service-Learning February Digest

Announcing the 2017 National Service-Learning Award Winners


ST. PAUL, Minn. (February 2, 2017) — The National Youth Leadership Council is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 National Service-Learning Awards. These awards recognize youth and adult leaders who have made positive change in their communities and across the world through service-learning. Award winners will be recognized at the 28th Annual National … Continue reading Announcing the 2017 National Service-Learning Award Winners

Book Your #SLC17 Hotel Room!


Wouldn’t you know…we’re less than 30 days out from when housing closes on #SLC17. You can still register for Dare to Dream, but the special conference hotel rate at the “Happiest Place on Earth” cannot be guaranteed after February 18, 2017. So, make sure to take advantage of this exclusive deal—a gift from us to … Continue reading Book Your #SLC17 Hotel Room!

Service-Learning January Digest


Wondering what’s been going on in the field of service-learning? NYLC to the rescue. Here’s the latest scoop in service-learning news this past month: Service-learning has proven to be a beneficial teaching strategy for educators. “The goal is for students to gain a deeper understanding of civic responsibility and how it can have a powerful … Continue reading Service-Learning January Digest

PD in 2017


We’re still in the early days of January, so there’s a slight chance your New Year’s Resolutions are intact, right? At NYLC, we’ve resolved to get busy with our professional development – and we’re itching for you to join us! Here’s our PD slate for the next few months: Monday, January 23, 5:00 PM central. … Continue reading PD in 2017