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Community Works Institute (CWI) Offers Summer Institutes on Place, Service and Sustainability

Friday, September 12, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Lorraine Cashman
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Participants at Summer EAST and WEST spend an intensive and deeply rewarding week with K-16 and community educators from around the world, immersed in service-learning, sustainability, and place-based education.


The Institutes deepen practice through interactive training designed to maximize learning, growth, and accomplishment. Participants learn to use CWI’s model for service-learning best practice, with both an instructional and ‘site level” focus. Fostering student voice is a core component of our work. The week includes ongoing opportunities for dialogue with experienced faculty practitioners and peers. Structured planning and reflection time is provided for individual and group work.


21st Century Skills in Action; Student Voice; Building Real Reciprocity; Science, Gardens and Nutrition; Local History; Service and the Arts; Community Ethnography and Counter Mapping; Reflection and Assessment, and more


K-16 teachers, community based educators, administrators, and program trainers and community leaders. CWI Institutes are appropriate for beginner to veteran practitioners.

CWI's Summer EAST Institute
on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability

June 22-26, 2015 • at Rock Point Center, Burlington, Vermont

More Info: • 909.480.3966 (PST) •

CWI's Summer WEST Institute
on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability

July 6-10, 2015 • at Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California

More Info: • 909.480.3966 (PST) •

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