Alternative Service Experiences Institute

Posted by on May 20, 2013

Alternative Service Experiences Institute

June 18 -19, 2013 at High Point University, High Point, NC
sponsored by North Carolina Campus Compact

Registration deadline:   June 5th

Learn how to plan and implement successful alternative break trips and short-term service experiences.

Workshop topics:

·         Getting started/101 session
·         Pre-trip orientation/preparation and post-trip re-entry/transition (domestic)
·         Pre-trip orientation/preparation and post-trip re-entry/transition (international)
·         Building sustainable/reciprocal community partnerships (domestic)
·         Building sustainable/reciprocal community partnerships (international)
·         Student leadership models and training/development processes
·         Social Justice Foundation
·         Academic/credit-based models
·         Assessment (creating and measuring learning outcomes/tying ASE goals to institution’s core mission)

Roundtable discussions:
·         recruitment methods
·         keeping student engaged when they return
·         implementation challenges
·         best practices
·         fundraising
·         reflection
·         risk and liability

Special guests:

·         Dr. Elizabeth Niehaus, creator and principal investigator with the National Survey of Alternative Breaks and Research Associate in the Department of Counseling, Higher Education & Special Education at the University of Maryland.

·         Melody Porter, M Associate Director of the Office of Community Engagement at the College of William and Mary,  Vice Chair of the Board of Directors for Break Away,  2010 Break Away Staff Person of the Year

·         Shoshanna Sumka, Assistant Director for Global Learning and Leadership at American University and 2012 Break Away Staff Person of the Year

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