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Praise, Presentations, and Professional Development!

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Community Based Learning

Spotlight on our CBL Faculty Coordinators!

Cascade | Lisa George

Lisa has invited PCC Instructor and author, Linda Pope, to speak about her award-winning classroom project! Join them on Monday, January 23rd from 1pm-2pm in Cascade’s TLC to learn more about her experience combining community partnership and service with a deeply engaging curriculum. CBL Faculty Coordinators will be on hand to answer questions about CBL afterwards. Light refreshments will be served.
Lisa and LindaCongratulations to both Lisa and Linda! During Passion Impact’s Reaching for the Stars celebration, both faculty were individually recognized for bridging the gaps between students and organizations in an empowering manner.

Rock Creek | Alissa Leavitt

Alissa has joined the CBL Team for Winter 2017 and Spring 2017! Alissa has been teaching in Health Studies at Rock Creek since 2011and was part of our 2014-2015 Faculty Cohort. She is excited to support the CBL efforts of PCC faculty, especially at the Rock Creek campus!

Southeast | Laura Sanders

Laura traveled to Philadelphia over the Winter Break to present her work on Digital Humanities: A Social Justice Practice at Two-Year, Open-Access Institutions at the 2017 Modern Language Association Convention!
Speaker“Powerful discussion of DH/social justice work by adjunct faculty in comm college by contexts by [Laura Sanders] and [Kathi Inman Berens] #s376 #mla17” – @mkgold (Matt Gold, CUNY, Panel Convener; pictured above with Laura)

CTE | Diane Shingledecker

Diane will be on sabbatical during the Winter 2017 and Spring 2017 Terms completing the PSU Graduate Certificate in Service-Learning and Community-Based Learning in Postsecondary Education. Read her recent articles Applied Destruction and Breaking Through with My Least Favorite Teaching Assignment published by the Community Works Institute.

Our program staff are available to provide the following:

  • Individual consultation on integrating community-based learning into your course
  • Class/meeting presentations per your needs and requests
  • A comprehensive list of approved community-based learning sites
  • Assist the community with the development and enhancement of community-based learning programming
  • Relationship building with new partners
  • Problem solving/quality control
  • Regular workshops/training on community-based learning

Learn, Do, Teach

Faculty Professional Development

Winter Course Date: Friday, February 10, 2017 1pm-5pm @ CA