2022 Service Learning Seminar
This year, the UNO Service Learning Academy's Seminar is returning to an in-person event. Seminar is a 4.5-day gathering that brings together teams of P-12 educators, UNO faculty members, after school facilitators, and community partners with the goal of developing a collaborative service learning project that can be implemented within the next 18 months. In addition to a modest stipend ($400) or professional development fund ($400) for attending the Seminar, participants receive support for co-created service learning experiences including: logistics, purchasing project materials, resources and other project expenses as approved.
Monday, July 11 to Friday, July 14
Monday to Thursday Schedule: 9 A.M. to 3:30 P.M.
Friday Schedule: 9 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
LocationUNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC)
GPS Address: 6400 University Drive South, Omaha, NE 68182
Benefits for Attendees
- Participants increase awareness of the Omaha community, their needs, assets, personnel, and practice.
- Participants demonstrate an understanding of the Pre-K-12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice (NYLC, 2008)
- Participants understand the benefits of service learning and its connections to other key frameworks such as AAC&U High Impact Practices, 40 Developmental Assets, 21st Century Skills, and standards-driven curriculum.
- UNO, P-12, after-school program faculty, and community partners build collaborative relationships and begin service learning project planning.
- Participants are prepared to create quality service learning experiences.
Updates about this event will be added to this website page and shared via email. To get information about the Seminar via email, please contact Susan Wallis at email@example.com.