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!
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
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
Dear Readers, Understanding the duties and responsibilities of being a citizen do not come at the age of 18 but need to be introduced and fostered throughout adolescence. In this issue of The Generator we take a closer look at how service-learning supports the implementation of civic learning for our youngest citizens by building their … Continue reading The Generator, Winter Edition
Don’t worry. This year we’ve answered your holiday wishes. The deadline for Early-Bird Registration has been extended to January 16, 2017. Early-Bird is for everyone and not just those who eat dinner at four. Get your reg materials to us by then and you’ll get discounted admission (to the tune of $75!) to #SLC17. Sounds … Continue reading The Early-Bird Gets the Discount
What a year. Here’s some of what we’re proud of from the last 12 months: The National Service-Learning Conference returned “home.” Minutes from the site of the first annual conference, the event received praise from attendees, elevated young people as true leaders, and ran smoothly thanks to tireless staff and volunteers. NYLT, our longest running … Continue reading Things We’re Proud of in 2016