Steans Center launches 2019-20 programs

The Steans Center's 2019-20 workshop series will commence with Workshop 1: Introduction to Community-based Service Learning for Social Change. (Image courtesy of Jeremy Handrup)
The Steans Center's 2019-20 workshop series will commence with Workshop 1: Introduction to Community-based Service Learning for Social Change. (Image courtesy of Jeremy Handrup)
Each year, the Steans Center facilitates authentic campus-community collaborations in the quest for justice and transformative education. This year, in support of this mission-based work, the center will offer a four-part workshop series, a set of issues-based community conversations and a certificate program. The 2019-20 series will commence with the "Introduction to Community-based Service Learning for Social Change." All faculty and staff are invited.

The programs are ideal for those wishing to:
  • Teach a Community-based Service Learning course
  • Further or refresh their knowledge and practice of experiential education
  • Connect with colleagues and community partners through issues-based community conversations
  • Complete the Steans CbSL Certificate Program -- four workshops plus a capstone project
  • Experience the Faculty Community Immersion Institute
The certificate program provides: 
  • A $250 Stipend
  • A Certificate in Community-based Service Learning
  • Mentoring support for assessment, service recognition, and conference presentations
Find information about the certificate program here.

Workshop 1: Introduction to Community-based Service Learning for Social Change

Thursday, Sept. 24
12  – 2 p.m.
Steans Center, LL106

Workshop 2: Teaching in Chicago: Negotiating Identity in the Community and the Classroom

Friday, Oct. 18
12 – 2 p.m.
Arts and Letters Hall, room 101

Workshop 3: Authentic and Productive Community Partnerships

Friday, Oct. 25
12  – 2 p.m.
Arts and Letters Hall, room 101

Workshop 4: Diversified Approaches to Reflection

Wednesday, Dec. 4
12  – 2 p.m.
Arts and Letters Hall, room 101

Workshops 1-4: Intensive Community-Based Service Learning Series

Monday, Dec. 9 and Tuesday, Dec. 10
9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
DePaul Center Suite 8002

Lunch will be provided for all workshops. Please contact Helen Damon-Moore with questions or for more information.
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