Special Topic Workshop on Community Schools–Higher Education Partnerships

Posted by on January 10, 2003

Sponsored by the National Center for Community Education and the Center for Community Partnerships, University of Pennsylvania

The National Center for Community Education (Flint, Michigan) and the Center for Community Partnerships will cosponsor their fourth annual workshop on Community Schools-Higher Education Partnerships from February 24-26, 2003. This three-day workshop will explore the development and implementation of K-H partnerships to support school day, after school and extended day programs that meet the broad range of needs of children and youth, their families and the broader community through an active, engaged, service-oriented curriculum.

Who should attend: Teams of 3-5 people, including K-H educators, community partners, service-learning directors, staff of 21st Century Community Learning Centers.

Facilitators: Dan Cady, Executive Director, National Center for Community Education; Ira Harkavy, Director, Center for Community Partnerships (CCP); Joann Weeks, Associate Director, Center for Community Partnerships; Penn faculty and students engaged in academically based community service; Penn’s K-12 school and community partners

Workshop Times: Begins 8:30 AM on Monday February 24 – ends 1:30 PM on Wednesday February 26.

Contact NCCE at 1-800-811-1105 for registration information. Cost is $150, which includes double room at the Sheraton University City Hotel, most meals and all materials. Please contact Joann Weeks, weeks@pobox.upenn.edu with questions on workshop content. Materials from the 2002 workshop are on the CCP Web site: http://www.upenn.edu/ccp/training.html.

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