Service-Learning Workshops for Community Colleges

Posted on October 04, 2010

The American Association of Community Colleges is sponsoring regional workshops on service learning to be hosted by four community colleges in fall and winter 2010-2011. The workshops will feature hands-on learning and strategies to implement academically based service learning programs on campuses and in communities, with a focus on the Martin Luther King, Jr., Day of Service.

Community college faculty, staff, administrators, students, and community partners are invited to attend the workshops. Workshop dates and locations are:

Friday, November 5, 2010
Metropolitan Community College, Omaha, NE
Contact: Penny Boykins, Coordinator, Office of Service Learning, pboykins@mccneb.edu

Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Contra Costa College, San Pablo, CA
Contact: Terence Elliott, Division Dean of Natural, Social, & Applied Sciences, telliott@contracosta.edu

Friday, January 21, 2011
Land Community College, Springfield, IL
Contact: Marci Rockey, Director of Student Life, marci.rockey@llcc.edu

Friday, January 28, 2011
Delgado Community College, New Orleans, LA
Contact: Linda Kieffer, Service Learning Coordinator, lkieff@dcc.edu

These regional workshops are an annual feature of AACC’s national project, Community Colleges Broadening Horizons through Service Learning, funded by the Learn and Serve America program of the Corporation for National and Community Service. For more information on service learning and civic engagement in community colleges, visit http://www.aacc.nche.edu/servicelearning or contact:

Gail Robinson
Director of Service Learning
American Association of Community Colleges
One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 410
Washington, DC 20036
202 728 0200 ext. 254
grobinson@aacc.nche.edu

http://www.aacc.nche.edu/servicelearning


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