A Model School Day


Attention! Early bird registration for Educate. Ignite. Transform. ends this Friday, December 18. Prices will never be lower again, so don’t miss out! Register here. We wanted this year’s conference to feel like your dream school — one where young people are treated as equal partners and educators as thoughtful collaborators. As such, we’ve modeled … Continue reading A Model School Day

Every Voice is Valuable


From Hannah Reece, AmeriCorps Promise Fellow at NYLC. As a new face at NYLC and an exceptionally independent worker, I approached last week’s workshop review with slight uncertainty. The thought of sitting in a room of service-learning experts for eight hours to determine the lineup of workshops for the 2016 National Service-Learning Conference® felt daunting … Continue reading Every Voice is Valuable

National Service-Learning Awards


Every year at the National Service-Learning Conference®, the National Service-Learning Awards are bestowed upon exemplary national leaders throughout the service, service-learning, educational, and youth-empowerment fields. Among passionate peers from around the world, these leaders are recognized for their innovative and impactful work. These leaders need your help to receive their due recognition. Learn more about … Continue reading National Service-Learning Awards

Top Ten Reasons to Present at Educate. Ignite. Transform.


Submit your proposal today at servicelearningconference.org. From James Toole, Senior Fellow at the University of Minnesota and President of Compass Institute. In 1990 my wife Pamela and I joined a small classroom of people attending the very first National Service-Learning Conference®. To this day I gratefully remember how presenters like Jim Kielsmeier and Cynthia Parsons … Continue reading Top Ten Reasons to Present at Educate. Ignite. Transform.

For The Youth: Growth Springs Eternal


From Grayson Carr and Alyssa Kruzel, former NYLC Promise Fellows. With gratitude and sadness, our AmeriCorps term of service with the National Youth Leadership Council has come to an end. It has been a bittersweet parting to be sure, but we are leaving on a high note; after weeks of preparation for the week-long National … Continue reading For The Youth: Growth Springs Eternal