Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities.
This month, join 1,000+ students, educators, and government leaders from across the nation and around the world at Educate. Ignite. Transform., the 27th Annual National Service-Learning Conference. The Conferece, held this year in Minneapolis will take place on March 30 – April 2, 2016. This intergenerational event provides attendees with the tools, resources, ideas, and support to return home to improve their practice, their schools, and their communities.
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Did you know that every 26 seconds in the United States, a student drops out of school?Around the world, 75 million youth don’t have access to education. You can help youth succeed through education on Global Youth Service Day (April 20-22, 2012).
About Global Youth Service Day
On April 20-22, 2012, millions of children, teens, and young adults, ages 5-25, and their
adult allies and champions in over 100 countries on 6 continents will change the world, addressing critical issues including health, education, environment, hunger, poverty, disaster preparedness and response, and human rights.
Be a part of the largest, and …
Nordstrom will award $10,000 scholarships to 80 outstanding high school students and help them achieve their dreams of going to college. The Nordstrom Scholarship recognizes students across the country for their exceptional scholastic achievement and community involvement.
The Nordstrom Scholarship is open to high school juniors who:
- Live and attend school in one of the participating 30 states where Nordstrom currently has a full-line store.
- Have at least a 2.7 GPA (based on a 4.0 scale) throughout high school.
- Volunteer or participate in community services or extracurricular activities
- Plan on attending an accredited four-year college or university during the four
This scholarship is for current high school seniors and matriculating undergraduate and graduate college students. Scholarships will be awarded based on financial need, community involvement, essay content, and academic achievements and records.
The program seeks to reward deserving individuals who want to use their education to make an impact in the lives of the underserved. The scholarship program is divided into awards of $25,000; $10,000; and three $5,000 for five recipients to use towards their college or graduate education.
- The scholarship is open to students who meet the following requirements:
- Must have, at minimum, a completed high school education by