This program is designed for mid-level to advanced practitioners who are passionate about the benefits of engaging students in service-learning. The coursework supports organizations seeking to build the staff capacity for leadership within their schools or organizations. Through this certification program, educators and community leaders gain foundational knowledge and the essential tools to inspire and prepare themselves and others to tap into the power of service-learning.
As a cohort, participants are immersed in the pedagogy, process, research, and planning of service-learning through hands-on experiences. The program’s combination of content related to service-learning and instructional leadership makes it unique in its offerings. It’s relevant to school leaders, community program directors, curriculum coordinators, counselors, teachers, and youth workers.
In this program, you’ll gain an understanding of service-learning as a teaching and learning strategy, explore approaches to instructional and organization leadership, build skills in problem-solving and program planning, and so much more. Get a deeper understanding of all that this certificate can offer you by viewing the program syllabus.