National Service-Learning Conference Announcement
The National Service-Learning Conference is quickly approaching. We hope you will be joining us in Nashville, Tenn., March 18-21, 2009 to hear great speakers including Peter Benson, Search Institute; Dr. James Hildreth, Meharry Medical College; Naomi Tutu, and many others. Here are the most recent updates on this exciting event.
Conference Housing Closes January 30, 2009
The conference has arranged special rates at the Rennaissance, Doubletree, and Sheraton hotels in downtown Nashville. To take advantage of these rates, book your hotel rooms through the Nashville Housing Bureau no later than January 30, 2009.
Sign up for a Preconference Session
Preconference sessions will be offered on Wednesday, March 18, prior to the start of the conference. Intensive, participatory sessions, they provide materials, strategies, and skills in cutting-edge areas of service-learning. Pre-registration is required and can be done as part of your regular conference registration. If you have already registered for the conference, please call 1-800-366-6952 to add a preconference session to your registration. The preconference offerings include:
* Service-Learning for the Rookie
Presented by Rebecca Flood, Consultant, Charleston, S.C.
Presented by Bernard Turner, Belmont University, Nashville, T.N.
* Cultivating a Cadre of Youth Trainers and Facilitators
Presented by Beverly Hiott, Lead Teacher for Service-Learning and Civic Engagement and Youth Action Council Members, Richland School District 2, Columbia, S.C.
Joan Liptrot, Institute for Global Education and Service-Learning, Levittown, P.A.
* Learn and Serive America Communicators Institute
Presented by Learn and Serve America, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and Campaign Consultation, Inc. (Space is limited. Please register by January 29.)
Earn University Credit
Conference participants may earn one graduate or undergraduate credit from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls by combining conference workshop participation with online work.
Please visit our website at www.nylc.org/conference for information about the items above and all other conference details. We look forward to seeing you in Nashville!