HOW SERVICE LEARNING STRENGTHENS INTERACTION WITH SCHOOLS

youth volunteersThe Educators Consortium for Service Learning offers you a very special Invitation to join us for an hour with CATHRYN BERGER KAYE, International Service Learning Expert for a presentation on HOW SERVICE LEARNING STRENGTHENS YOUR INTERACTION WITH SCHOOLS

With SERVICE LEARNING, students apply what they learn in an academic class to meet authentic community needs often in partnership with community organizations.

Monday, February 9th, 2015 10:15am to 11:15am
You are invited to stay for lunch and a guided educational immersion experience with our member school representatives –administrators, faculty and parents— who will be participating in a special highly interactive service learning exploration program that follows from:

11:15 – 1:45pm
Hosted at New Roads School, 3131 Olympic Blvd, Santa Monica

We hope you’ll take advantage of this most unique opportunity to explore & engage in Service learning with local educators.

Founded in 1994, the Educators Consortium for Service Learning, ECSL, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing meaningful and age-appropriate service learning opportunities within schools and the larger community. ECSL promotes ongoing service learning through professional development and provides continual support for teachers in their critical work with students. ECSL welcomes the participation of public and independent school administrators, teachers, service learning coordinators, parents, community partners and non-profit organizations.

Our mission is to provide educators with innovative ideas, practical resources and collegial experiences that bring service learning to life in K-12 classrooms. By motivating young people to connect academics to service with a sense of personal responsibility, they can acquire the skills and knowledge that will help them engage in a lifelong passion for addressing local and global issues. VISIT US AT WWW.DiscvoerECSL.org

PLEASE RSVP ASAP or by Fri. Jan. 30th 2015 (please CARPOOL if possible)
Any questions? ECSLabc@gmail.com or call 310 476-0588

You are welcone to provide materials about your oganization and mission. Those who stay will be briefly introduced to our ECSL participants. Please be aware that there will not be a forum for you to make your own presentation at this time.

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