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calendar icon Service-Learning Planning and Implementation (2-day)

Thursday, December 8th AND Friday, December 9th, 2016
Boston Area Health Education Center, Boston Public Health Commission 727 Mass. Ave, Boston


Wednesday, January 11th AND Thursday, January 12th
8:30-3:30 both days (registration available at 8:00)
Tower Hill Botanic Gardens, Boylston

Tuesday, January 31st AND Wednesday, February 1st
8:30-3:30 both days (registration available at 8:00)
Hadley Farms Meeting House, Hadley

Tuesday, May 9th AND Wednesday, May 10th
8:30-3:30 both days (registration available at 8:00)
Hilton Garden Inn, Devens
****This session will be slightly different from the others and will have a STEM focus! More details to come.****

Tuesday, May 23rd AND Wednesday, May 24th
8:30-3:30 both days (registration available at 8:00)
Doubletree, Leominster

Additional sessions will be added as confirmed.

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The two-day Get Started with Service-Learning session is designed to prepare participants to implement a high quality service-learning project using the KIDS As Planners award winning service-learning model.

At the two-part session, participants will:
•Understand the difference between the KIDS model of SL and other community-oriented educational experiences;
•Understand the importance of community partnership(s), student ownership, and connections to learning objectives that define KIDS service-learning projects;
•Be impelled to incorporate SL into their teaching environment(s);
•Advocate for SL based on the impacts it has on students, teachers, and communities; and
•Learn tools and strategies to: (a) identify a high-quality SL project, (b) create a plan to incorporate SL into their classroom environment; and (c) implement a high-quality SL project for diverse learners.

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The session is free of charge. By registering, you are committing to attending both days.

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Please note: Due to agency policy, we are unable to provide any food or beverages during this training. Participants are welcome to bring their own, or options for purchasing coffee/food are below. More information will be provided to registered participants.

Boston Area Health Education Center (BAHEC): There are a number of local, low-cost food establishments within walking distance of BAHEC. We will provide a list and some sample menus for participants on the days of the sessions.

Tower Hill Botanic Gardens: Bagged lunches can be ordered for ~$11. CASH ONLY. There is also a local deli a short distance away.

Hadley Farms: A concession will be available for purchasing lunch.

Hilton Garden Inn: A concession will be available for purchasing lunch.

Doubletree: A concession will be available for purchasing lunch.



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