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21st Century Skills

The term "21st Century Skills" is used a lot, but rarely does anyone articulate what that really means, or how these skills are developed within practice. This topic exists to connect you with educ...

Supporting Educators

9/11 Day Observance

MyGoodDeed Founder and CEO David Paine partnered with NYLC to present this webinar about making 9/11 a day of service. David discussed the work his group does organizing volunteers, and presented r...

Advancing the Field

Action Civics

Citizenship is not an innate skill; it must be practiced in a safe environment. Learn how to take your service-learning project to the next level and empower your students to examine the root cause...

Advancing the Field

Arts and Humanities

Artistic expression is an important but often forgotten tool to be used in service-learning. This topic features resources and video to help guide arts and humanities as integral pieces of the serv...

Developing Young Leaders

Authentic and Dynamic Assessments for Service-Learning

Teachers and students have increasing pressures to show student mastery of standards and outcomes. In this webinar participants will explore authentic formative and summative assessments being used...

Supporting Educators

Building a Youth Council

Schools and community organizations can reap huge benefits by tapping the creative, enthusiastic, and insightful ideas and voices of young people. This topic explore the powerful benefits of engag...

Developing Young Leaders

Building Partnerships

This topic will feature topics related to creating partnerships within youth-led service-learning projects. Service-learning partnerships are collaborative, mutually beneficial, and address communi...

Developing Young Leaders

Community Engaged Scholarship

This workshop introduces the concept of community engaged scholarships and invites participants to consider innovative ways in which they can partner with communities through their faculty role. It...

Supporting Educators

Creating Service-Learning Model Units

This topic takes an in depth look at how to create an exemplary service-learning unit that incorporates the K-12 standards for quality service-learning, Understanding by Design, formative and summa...

Supporting Educators

Developing a Publicity Plan

This topic features resources to help develop a successful publicity and marketing plan for service-learning. Watch the recorded webinar on getting media attention to learn how youth leaders can us...

Developing Young Leaders

Dr. Shirin Ebadi

Dr. Shirin Ebadi Nobel Laureate and judge Ebadi is the first Iranian to have been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her outspoken campaigns for human rights ...

Advancing the Field

Early Childhood

Service-learning is a big part of higher education. More and more K-12 schools are embracing service-learning as a method of teaching and learning. But can it come earlier? Can preschool students b...

Supporting Educators

EarthEcho Expeditions

EarthEcho Expeditions is dedicated to local communities engaging youth in improving our Water Planet. In this topic, EarthEcho’s educators, partners, and staff give you an inside look at how EarthE...

Developing Young Leaders

Environmental Service-Learning

Earth Force provides young people with hands-on, real-world opportunities to practice civic skills, acquire and understand environmental knowledge, and develop the skills and motivation to become l...

Advancing the Field

First Generation College Students

Check out resources from the filmmakers of First Generation, a documentary feature film about the struggles first generation college students face. In this interactive video chat and webinar featur...

Developing Young Leaders

Free the Children

Free The Children is an international charity and educational partner that believes in a world where all children are free to achieve their fullest potential as agents of change. They work domestic...

Developing Young Leaders

From the Classroom to Capitol Hill

On September 13, 2012, The National Youth Leadership Council's CEO Kelita Bak hosted a public briefing to discuss how the Guilford County school district in Greensboro, North Carolina achieved high...

Advancing the Field

Fundraising and Event Planning

Service-Learning project aspirations often lead educators to fundraising events, grant writing, and seeking donations. Although money is not required to use service-learning as a methodology, extr...

Supporting Educators

G. Bernard Gill Legacy Session

Watch this recorded workshop from the 23rd Annual Service-Learning Conference® to learn from Serena Muhammad, founder of America SCORES St. Louis, about how to help students build important perform...

Advancing the Field

Geoffrey Canada

Geoffrey Canada, President and CEO, Harlem Children?s Zone, Inc. In his 20-plus years with Harlem Children?s Zone, Inc., Canada has become nationally recognized for his pioneering work helping chil...

Advancing the Field

Getting Started in Service-Learning

"Service-Learning is all about doing. It's an educational initiative for students of any age, characterized not by a particular type of project or a specific academic discipline; rather it's learn...

Supporting Educators