Service-Learning Educator Institutes

June 20-21 | TIES Conference Center | Saint Paul, MN 55108
July 11-12 | Holiday Inn & Suites, Phoenix Airport North | Phoenix, AZ 85008

Service-learning helps students meet academic learning targets, positively impact their community, and gain leadership skills. In combination with a backwards design curriculum, service-learning gives educators the opportunity to transform their classrooms.

Join the National Youth Leadership Council, service-learning experts and host of the National Service-Learning Conference®, for an immersive two days of professional development with a community of like-minded educators.

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National Youth Leadership Training

July 23-29 | Audubon Center | Sandstone, MN 55072

A different kind of summer camp, powering a generation of leaders. Learn more about this foundational leadership experience at

Professional Development Webinar Series

Spend the next few months growing your professional acumen! Presentations are led by members of NYLC staff and Youth Advisory Council. All are welcome! We’ll offer insight valuable to young leaders as well as our friends more advanced in age. While NYLC comes from a service-learning focus, these webinars are for anyone in or outside of that field. Info below:

 May 3 @ 4:00 p.m. | Tips & Tricks for the LinkedIn Beginner

This webinar will highlight tips and tricks that will help you utilize LinkedIn to work toward your professional goals.  Learn how to write a strong LinkedIn profile, explore the functionality of LinkedIn, and utilize your LinkedIn network effectively.  This webinar is best suited to LinkedIn beginners and/or those with fewer than 500 connections.

By the end of the webinar, participants will know…   

  • How LinkedIn is different than other social media platforms 
  • What to consider before writing a LinkedIn profile 
  • How to write strong action verb descriptions  
  • How to find and use different functions of LinkedIn 
  • How to use your LinkedIn network in parallel with face-to-face networking

Join here. No registration required.

June 6 @ 4:00 p.m. | Public Speaking

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June 19 @ 4:00 p.m. | Education Equity

Want to know more about education equity? This two-part workshop discusses the intersecting inequities that impact young people’s education and creating a plan to addressing an inequity you are passionate about.

Join here. No registration required.

July 3 @ 4:00 p.m. | Ice Breakers

We’ve all had our fair share of good and bad icebreaker moments. Join NYLC’s Youth Advisory Council as they share their all time favorites you can use at your next meeting.

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July 11 @ 4:00 p.m. | Mentorship

What exactly does mentoring entail and can anyone be a mentor? Find the answer with our Youth Advisory Council members as they discuss what effective mentoring looks like.

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August 8 @ 4:00 p.m. | Networking

Join (unoffical) NYLC networking expert Hannah Reece as she helps you navigate the exciting and important world of networking!

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August 29 @ 4:00 p.m. | Logic Models

“What’s a logic model and how can I do one?” Get these questions answered with Program and Training Coordinator, Hannah Reece.

Join here. No registration required.

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