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SUMMER INSTITUTE
INFORMATION
—2017
phone: 909.480.3966 (PST)
CURRENT SPECIAL RATES
• register by Sept 30: $599
• register by Oct. 30: $989
• register by Nov 30: $1,089
• regular tuition: $1,289

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POWERFUL OUTCOMES
COLLABORATION
EXPERT TRAINING

PLANNING
YOUTH VOICE
PEER CRITIQUE

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT


PUBLICATIONS

The Complete Resource
for Service-Learning

—K-16 and Community Educators
NEW REVISED EDITION

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Community Works Journal
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Transforming Teaching Through Place, Service-Learning and Sustainability

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“This was the best Institute or conference that I have ever attended!
I am newly inspired! I will start the school year with many ideas that
I am excited to share and try.
"
Terry Yamamoto-Edwards, Science Teacher
Punahou School, Honolulu, Hawaii



Join Us at the Institute in 2017
One of the Best Decisions You Will May Make All Year



CWI's 2017 INSTITUTES f
or Educators
on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainable Communities

Two Acclaimed Institutes, Two Exceptional Locations!
Los Angeles, California and Burlington, Vermont

Very Special Early Registration Rate Ends This Week!


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CWI's Summer EAST Institute
Burlington, Vermont • June 19-23, 2017
CWI's Summer EAST Institute is a premier educators' event, set amid the breathtaking landscape of northern Vermont. Join with colleagues from across North America and beyond, working to embrace place based service-learning and sustainability within their teaching practice. Exemplary training, tools, curriculum planning, and more.

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CWI's Summer WEST Institute
Los Angeles, California • July 24-28, 2017
CWI's Summer WEST participants from across the U.S. and around the world. Experience expert service-learning support, training and curriculum planning, adjacent to one of the world's most vibrant and diverse urban settings. Veteran practitioners, model programs, guided support, curriculum planning, and more. Join us for a week to remember.

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"An unforgettable professional development experience!"

INSPIRED TRAINING, PLANNING, and SUPPORT
Focus Your Teaching Practice and Passion on Community Engagement
The perfect opportunity to bring a team!

INSTITUTE AREAS of FOCUS INCLUDE
Student Voice • Best Practice Based Service-Learning • Sustainable Communities • Social Justice • Meaningful Reflection • Community Ethnography and Mapping • Building Schoolwide Buy-In • K-16 Partnerships • Community Based Art • School Gardens • Getting to Real Reciprocity


WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Each year, our Summer Institute participants include a highly diverse group of K-16 teachers, community based educators, administrators, and program leaders from schools large and small—from across the U.S. and around the world.


DIVE DEEP WITH SERVICE-LEARNING

trioJoin us this year for the world's most acclaimed service-learning driven Institute. Spend an intensive and deeply rewarding week immersed in service-learning, sustainability, and place-based education, with inspired educators from across the U.S. and around the world.

CWI's Institutes provide a unique opportunity to understand why ser
vice-learning works, how it works, and how use it most effectively with your students.

"Transformative work! I will use this process and knowledge to change how our school gets students involved in their community. I found myself even more determined about the role that service-learning can have in our school. Thank you for taking a leadership role.”
Vernita Vallez, Principal
Inter-American Magnet School, Chicago, Illinois

Student Voice at the Center
service learningStudent voice is a core component of our work. CWI's Summer Institute includes ongoing opportunities for dialogue with experienced practitioners and peers. Structured planning and reflection time is provided for individual and group work. Join leading teacher practitioners of knowledge based problem solving who emphasize student learning experiences that are grounded in the application of knowledge through service to the community.

“I would absolutely recommend CWI’s Institute. I now have a direction in which to take my program. We are moving from a community service model toward service-learning. I’ve gained confidence that we should move in this direction.”
N. Elijah Sivin, Teacher/Dean of Student Life
Poly Prep School, Brooklyn, New York


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TESTIMONIALS

“You make the five day commitment worth it! I really thought you hit the mix dead on.”
Leitzel Schoen
Service-Learning Director
Westminster School, Atlanta


“Excellent! This has motivated me to get to the next level. Thank you so much for the best professional development I’ve ever had!”
Marc LaVoie, Teacher
American School of Budapest

“Transformative work during the week! I found myself becoming even more determined about the role that service-learning can have in our school.”
Vernita Vallez, Principal
Inter-American Magnet School
Chicago, Illinois


“I can't over state the importance of this event to my vision and enthusiasm."
Julie Metzler, Director
Community Arts and Service
Kansas City Art Institute


“I believe you touched many hearts and will start movements around the school. This was a very good session. Thank you for giving us the motivation! I now think it’s possible and have the willingness to do so.”
Ana Gabriella Ochoa Arias
American School
Guadalajara


“Through teamwork at the Institute, my challenges turned out to be my biggest advances. My enthusiasm for service-learning has grown ten fold. CWI's Institute was beyond my expectations.”
Saidy Godette
Social Studies Teacher (5-8)  
Georgetown Int'l School

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VOICES OF EDUCATORS
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Rhonda Mitchell, Elementary Teacher
Trinity School, Atlanta, Georgia

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Dan Guardino, AP Science Teacher
Punahou School, Hawaii

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Jennifer Sertel, Outreach Director
Roberts College, Istanbul, Turkey



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