Preparing Communities through Service Learning

Posted by on May 12, 2006

The Institute for Global Education & Service Learning announces it’s

2006 Summer Service Learning Institute: Preparing Communities through Service Learning
August 14 & 15, 2006
East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA

Institute Overview
Young people across the country have been learning academic skills, meeting standards, and finding meaningful opportunities to participate in projects designed to help their communities prepare for and respond to disasters through service learning. Join us on the campus of East Stroudsburg University, in the beautiful Pocono Mountains for this fun 2 day interactive institute. Participants will acquire knowledge and skills related to implementing high quality service learning, with an emphasis on school and community safety, disaster mitigation, preparedness, response, and recovery. Resources and examples from the Youth Organized for Disaster Action.

Who shold attend?
Teams of teachers, students, school administrators, community based staff, national service volunteers, and anyone interested in connecting disaster preparedness and response through service learning to their curriculum or program.

Sponsored by:
The Institute for Global Education and Service-Learning, Y.O.D.A. – Youth Organized for Disaster Action,
The National Service-Learning Exchange, Atlantic Regional Center
In Partnership with:
Learn & Serve New Jersey and the Pennsylvania Service Learning Alliance

For more information and to register, contact us at:
Summer Service Learning Institute
Institute for Global Education and Service-Learning
2222 Trenton Road, Lower Left Suite
Levittown, PA 19056
Phone: 215-945-8118 Fax: 215-945-1818
e-mail: [email protected]

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