2003 Institute on Service-Learning

Posted by on December 6, 2002

[National Service-Learning listserv]

The Michigan Campus Compact and the Michigan Community Service Commission is pleased to announce the program for the 2003 Institute on Service-Learning, February 13-14, 2003 at Central Michigan University, in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. Registration forms are now available online at http://www.micampuscompact.org. This engaging institute will bring together faculty, staff, students and administrators from around the country to share ideas, practices, and theory for Service-Learning. Speakers include Dr. Michael Rao, President of Central Michigan University, Dr. Edgar Beckham, a Senior Fellow with the AAC&U, and invited is Thomas Watkins, Jr, Michigan’s Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Sessions will include presenters, such as Cathy Burack – NERCHE, Ed Zlotkowski – Campus Compact and AAHE, Bob Franco – University of Hawaii, Kapi’olani Community College and Campus Compact National Center for Community Colleges, Larry Fletch – Service-Learning Northwest/Educational Service District 112, Dale Rice – Eastern Michigan University, and many other individuals and panels from near and far.
There will be a youth track and presenters, as well as sessions for Higher Education and K-12 practitioners. Wonderful poster sessions, panels, discussions/dialogues, and workshops are planned on an array of service-learning issues.

The program will start with dynamic pre-conference sessions on Thursday, February 13, 2003, which can be added to the Institute on Friday, February 14, 2003 for only an additional $5.00 on the registration price [two sessions] – or for $25.00 individually. Early Bird registration for both days is $85.00. Space is limited, so register early.

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