Events

Check back monthly for the latest updates on service-learning trainings being offered throughout North Carolina and the country!

2013 Triad Area Regional Service-Learning Training April 27th, 8am to 4pm, Greensboro, NC

Join service-learning experts as they share practices and valuable trainings surrounding how to start or enchance your students’ experiences in an all day training open to teachers, students, nonprofit partners, community groups, and service-learning rookies and experts. The NCSLC is holding a string of trainings throughout North Carolina, with the second event taking place in Greensboro. For information on other trainings, resources, and events please visit our website, www.ncslcoalition.org!

The training is FREE for all attendees, but space is limited to the first 40 registrations!

Agenda

8:00 – 8:30am Registration

8:30 – 9:00am Welcome and Overview

9:00 – 9:50am Workshop I: Youth Voice & Meaningful Service

10:00 – 10:50am Workshop II: Partnerships & Duration and Intensity

11:00 – 11:50am Working Lunch: Team Planning

12:00pm – 2:30pm Observing the Service-Learning Project at Mendenhall Middle “Get Fit Guilford!”

2:30 – 3:30pm Workshop III: Reflection

3:30 – 4:00pm Closing Session & Evaluation

2013 Southeastern Area Regional Service-Learning Training 8am to 1pm, May 7th, Wilmington NC

Join service-learning high school teachers and students as they share practices and valuable trainings surrounding how to start or enhance your students’ experiences in an all day training open to teachers, students, nonprofit partners, community groups, and service-learning rookies and experts. The NCSLC is holding a string of trainings throughout North Carolina, with the third event taking place in Wilmington. For information on other trainings, resources, and events please visit our website, www.ncslcoalition.org!

The training is FREE for all attendees, but space is limited to the first 30 registrations!

 Agenda

8:00am – 8:30am: Registration

8:30 – 9:00am: Introductions

9:00 – 11am: Student lead discussions and presentations; roundrobin and lasting 30 minutes each:

  • Service-Learning & Literacy
  • Service-Learning & Bullying
  • Service-Learning Experience from the Students Prespective
  • Service-Learning as a Dropout Prevention Tactic


11am – 12pm: Wrap Up & Open Dialogue/Networking with Students

12pm – 1pm: Lunch and Dismissal

Previous Annual/Semi-Annual Events of Importance:

PACE (Pathways to Achieving Civic Engagement) Conference, Feb 13 2013, Elon University

This annual conference provides faculty, staff, administrators and community stakeholders with valuable information and skills they can utilize in their civic engagement work. Workshops provide research, resources and best practice models for every aspect of civic engagement work.  The conference takes place at Elon University, click for more information.

The 24th Annual National Service-Learning Conference®, Without Limits -  March 13-15, 2013, in Denver, Colorado

NYLC believes in the power of young people. With their passion, creativity, and innovation, young people can address world issues while strengthening academic and learning outcomes through service-learning. The National Service-Learning Conference is the largest annual gathering of youth and practitioners, foundation and non-profit leaders, corporate and government officials, and advocates who join together to showcase what they have accomplished in their schools and communities, share best practices, and enrichment  through professional development opportunities.

The National Service-Learning Conference puts this belief in youth leadership in action, authentically engaging hundreds of young people as presenters, planning committee members, emcees, and volunteers. The dynamic play between energy and enthusiasm brought by youth and the wisdom brought by leaders in the field distinguishes the unique opportunities afforded by the National Service-Learning Conference.

The 2013 conference in Denver will be inspiring, imaginative, and innovative. There are numerous ways for your organization to become involved:

  • . Send a group of youth and adults from your organization. 64% of our conference participants attend as part of groups, which are most often inter-generational.
  • . The epicenter of the conference, the exhibit hall is home to food, exhibitors, the college fair and showcase as well as entertainment, and the book store.
  •   Numerous opportunities are available to support this unique event.  Don’t miss your chance to connect with the educational and youth leaders of today.

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