Annual Service-Learning Workshop
Service-Learning Opportunities are offered at Shenandoah University, through the Center for Public Service and Scholarship.
The date for our 2018 workshop will be announced shortly!
- Collaborate with faculty from across SU
- Gain strategies for effectively integrating service‐learning into their coursework
- Begin to create a service‐learning curriculum plan
- Create networks to establish shared community-faculty goals
- Gain knowledge and increase enthusiasm for service‐learning as a strategy that leads to a long‐term community commitment
- Support the SU strategic plan to inspire critical, reflective thinking and a commitment to making responsible contributions within a community
- Receive an array of resources in print and accessible via the web
SU faculty on a 9-month contract will receive a $100 stipend
- 9:00- Introduction to Service-Learning (history, definitions, best practices)
- 10:15-11:00 Panel of Faculty, Student and Community Partners
- 11:00-11:45 am Integrating Reflection
- 12 noon to 1:15 p.m. – Break for lunch
- 1:30-2:30 Assessing Learning
- 2:30-3:30 Individual and small group work on introducing service into classroom
- 3:30-4:00 Review of Day, Questions answered, Call to Action
Learn More About Andrew D. Stelljes
Dr. Andrew D. Stelljes serves as the Assistant Vice President for Student Engagement and Leadership at William & Mary. He holds academic appointments in the School of Education and the Program in Public Policy.
Stelljes is the author of Service-Learning and Community Engagement: Toward Long-term Developmental Social Concern and his engagement model has been widely published. He has authored an array of journal articles on placing students intellectual and developmental needs at the center of the learning endeavor, service-learning, community based learning, education policy reform measures and measures of the efficacy of college based tutoring and mentoring programs.
He is a graduate of William & Mary with an earned PhD in Educational Policy, Planning and Leadership and a concentration in counseling. In 2008 Drew was selected as an inaugural member of the Engagement Academy for University Leaders. He has held an executive board seat on a variety of local non-profits and on the Governor’s Advisory for National and Community Service where he chaired the annual selection process for statewide Americorps funding. Stelljes is the faculty member for the DC Office Summer Institute on Leadership and Community Engagement and he teaches the class Urban Education: Policy, Practice and Leadership through the W&M Washington Center.
Drew consults on topics ranging from the creation of civic engagement on college campuses, service-learning and student development in the college years. Stelljes is a regular blogger for the Huffington Post. He has guest lectured, presented or consulted for 20 schools. He and his wife, Amy, have three children, Emma Grace, Braden Eberhardt and Elizabeth Marie. They live in Williamsburg, Virginia.
Please join us for this Service‐Learning Workshop designed for faculty members who would like to introduce this high-impact pedagogy, and for community partners interested in implementing service-learning in their organizations.
For information or questions contact:
Director, Dr. Karen Schultz at 540-678-4385, firstname.lastname@example.org
CPSS Administrative Assistant at 540-665-4696
The Center for Public Service and Scholarship is located in Gregory Hall, room 157.