Second Annual National Urban Service-Learning Institute

Posted by on May 27, 2005

Second Annual National Urban Service-Learning Institute
August 18-19, 2005
Chicago, Illinois
For Service-Learning Practitioners

How can the principles of service-learning be applied in inner-city environments? What are the issues and opportunities that educators and students face in urban areas?

This two-day session focuses on applying the principles of service-learning in inner-city environments. Join us as we bring together community voices to discuss service-learning outreach and application techniques that help students achieve excellence in urban settings. The schedule has been designed to allow for small-group interactions and large-group gatherings.

Arne Duncan, Chief Executive Officer of Chicago Public Schools, will open the Institute. Invited speakers include Dr. Verna Cornelia Price of J. Cameron & Associates and Dr. Patti Smith of Education Alliance.

Location: Courtyard by Marriott, Downtown Chicago, Ill. (Registrants will be provided with directions.)

Fee: $275.(Sorry, no single day registrations.) Fee includes materials, two continental breakfasts, two lunches, and one dinner.

Registration and payment must be received by Thursday, August 5, 2004.

Please download the registration form and fax or mail it with payment to Trainings, NYLC, 1667 Snelling Ave. N., Suite D300, St. Paul, MN 55108. Fax: (651) 631-2955.

Lodging: Accommodations are available at the Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown, 30 East Hubbard, Chicago, Ill. Please call the hotel directly at (312) 329-2500 by August 3, and ask for the NYLC Urban Institute rate of $169 per night.

The Second Annual National Urban Service-Learning Institute is co-sponsored by the Chicago Public Schools.

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