Place and Community-Based Education Fundamentals

This 75-minute to half-day learning module uses your schoolyard, community, companies, and parks as the foundation for creating standards-based inquiries, design thinking and service learning projects, team-building and community engagement programs, or a school and community garden.
Participants will:

  • Work with the design team to select topics and local partnerships
  • Help prepare and experience model programs with/without learners
  • Receive formal training and resources from national level programs
  • Collaboratively plan follow-up activities, documentation and evaluation

Program Logistics and Registration:

  • Audience: Elementary, secondary and pre-service teachers, school administrators, summer, after-school and informal education providers.
  • This workshop requires prep, site visits, and a local program coordinator.
  • An indoor space with tables/chairs for 4-person groups and audio/video.
  • The max. number of participants is 24 for this program.
  • The cost for this program is $500.00 and travel fees may apply.
  • This program is customizable and can be extended into a full course.
  • Contact Us to book a program or to schedule a design consultation.