Community Service Directors Conference on Civic Engagement

Posted by on May 10, 2002


Student Civic Engagement:
A Community Service Directors Conference On Service-Learning and Civic Engagement
June 5-7, 2002
Orlando, Florida
(registration and contact information below)

This exciting two day conference at the Sheraton Safari Hotel, around the corner from the Disney Parks, will address a number of important and timely issues for the field of service-learning and the work of community service directors nationwide. A fantastic group of speakers, presenters and facilitators has been gathered to create what promises to be a unique and fun conference. In addition to topics drawn from Campus Compact’s national survey, such as:
? Fostering Community Partnerships
? Working with Faculty
? Liability and Risk Management
? Student Panel
There will also be information and trainings around Campus Compact’s new National Student Civic Engagement Campaign. This Campaign will offer community service directors across the country the opportunity to promote service-learning and civic education on their college campuses. Nick Longo the Director of the Campaign will be here to lead discussions around the Campaign and CSD’s role in fostering student engagement on and off campus.

Speakers include:
? Keith Morton, Director, Feinstein Institute for Public Service, Providence College
? Josh Young, Director for Community Involvement, Miami-Dade Community College
? David Schimmel, Professor of Education and Director of the Citizen Scholars Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst; Visiting Professor, Harvard School of Education.
? Paul Peavy, Motivational Speaker, Licensed Mental Health Therapist, and Stand-Up Comic
? Kelly Lee Bohlander, student, Florida State University
? Sam Grant, Associate Director, Center for Community Based Learning Metropolitan College
? Nick Longo, National Student Civic Engagement Coordinator, Campus Compact

As a part of our new national strategic plan, Campus Compact is committed to providing more opportunities for community service directors and service-learning coordinators to develop professionally and to gain support from a network of
colleagues. This will be a wonderful chance to make connections throughout the field and from across the nation, to share resources, and gain new skills to take back to your university.

Call NOW for hotel reservations:
1-800-423-3297 (call by May 20th and mention Florida Campus Compact Community Service Directors’ Conference for group rate $79/night).
Sheraton Safari Hotel – Lake Buena Vista – less than a mile from Disney!
Special rates apply June 2-10 if you want to stay and experience the Orlando area attractions!

For more information on Conference Registration, please contact: $50 (Campus compact Members) $90 (non-members)

Dee Dee Rasmussen, Executive Director
Saul Magana, Associate Director
Florida Campus Compact
345 South Magnolia Drive, Suite D-12
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Phone: (850) 488-7782
Fax: (850) 922-2928

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