Welcome to March, friends. Which means, you guessed it….your monthly fix of service-learning news. We know, we know, you look forward to this every month. You’re welcome. Staff at Eastern Michigan University will be trained to teach English as a foreign language. By receiving a $2.6 million grant, teachers will be able to help 90,000+ Michigan … Continue reading Service-Learning March Digest
As is the norm at the National Service-Learning Conference, youth attendees play an integral role in its success. One of the easiest ways for youth to get involved is by becoming a youth emcee. Youth emcees assist NYLC by leading the program on the plenary stage. Say “hello” to the #SLC17 Youth Emcees: Ayah Al-Ansari, Qatar Foundation … Continue reading Say Hello to the Youth Emcees
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
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
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