Beyond the Walls of the Classroom


By: Joy Mazur, English Teach at  A senior year English class is usually filled with college essay writing, novel reading, and research practice. However, students in the Morris Hills Regional District’s new Service-Learning course are developing their college readiness in a different way–through investigating genuine community needs and applying their academic knowledge and skills to … Continue reading Beyond the Walls of the Classroom

Join the Youth Advisory Council


For 35 years, the National Youth Leadership Council has tapped into the passion, creativity, and ingenuity of all young people to make meaningful change happen. Our Youth Advisory Council is a team of servant-leaders dedicated to promoting youth leadership, service-learning, and education equity. By providing valuable perspectives to inform NYLC programming, including Teen Driver Safety, … Continue reading Join the Youth Advisory Council

Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders


Each year the National Service-Learning Conference brings together more than 600 educators, administrators, higher-education faculty, non-profit leaders, government officials, AmeriCorps members, and students from across the nation and around the world for three days of learning, connection, and inspiration. The 30thAnnual National Service-Learning Conference will take place April 14 – 16, 2019 in Philadelphia, P.A. This year, … Continue reading Nurturing Learners, Growing Leaders

Teams Named to Project Ignition: Leading Change in Teen Driving Behavior


Sixteen teams have been selected from throughout the United States as a leader in teen driver safety by Project Ignition— a service-learning teen driver safety program in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and coordinated by the National Youth Leadership Council® Each team will receive a $1,000 grant to implement a safe driving … Continue reading Teams Named to Project Ignition: Leading Change in Teen Driving Behavior