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5-13-14 PLEASE NOTE:  THE CURRENT SERVICE LEARNING GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS ARE UNDER REVISION.  NEW REQUIREMENTS, SERVICE GUIDELINES, SERVICE TRACKING FORMS AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES WILL BE POSTED ON THE WEBSITE BY 6-1-14.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR PATIENCE.

Electronic resources
Interested in learning more about Service-learning?  Here are some websites with additional information, resources, and more examples of service-learning projects.

National Service-Learning Clearninghouse
The National Service-Learning Clearinghouse (NSLC) supports the service-learning community in higher education, kindergarten through grade twelve, community-based organizations, tribal programs, and all others interested in strengthening schools and communities using service-learning.  NSLC's website offers information and resources to support service-learning programs (include many examples of service-learning projects), practitioners, and researchers.

Learn & Serve America
Learn and Serve America supports and encourages service-learning throughout the United States, and enables over one million students to make meaningful contributions to their community while building their academic and civic skills. By engaging our nation’s young people in service-learning, Learn and Serve America instills an ethic of lifelong community service.  Learn & Serve America's website offers additional resources and information about service-learning programs.

National Youth Leadership Council
The mission of the National Youth Leadership Council (NYLC) is to create a more just, sustainable, and peaceful world with young people, their schools, and their communities through service-learning.  NYLC's website offers opportunities for youth to participate in programs nation-wide which effect change and promote youth voice through service-learning.

Student/Parent Resources:
Service-Learning 'Quick Facts':  
Service Learning Quick Facts
Individual Project Pre-Approval Form:  IndividualProjectPreApprovalForm.pdf
Transportation Wavier for students under 18:  TransportationFormParental.pdf
Transportation Waiver for students 18 & over:  TransportationFormOver18.pdf
Student Hours Tracker: 
    Student Hours Tracker

Student Reflection: Individual  Project Reflection

Slides from an Intoductory Powerpoint about service-learning: WhatisServiceLearningIntro.pdf

If you have additional questions please contact Karen Stodola, Service Learning Coordinator, at mhsservicelearning@mcpasd.k12.wi.us or 608-829-9869.

Classroom/Staff Resources:
Staff Project Checklist and 'Quick Facts':  StaffProjectChecklist.pdf
How to Count Service-Learning Hours:  howtocounthours.pdf
Service-Learning Project Proposal:  Advisory - Project Proposal Checklist
Service-Learning Classroom Project Permission Form:  SLClassroomProjectStudentParentPermission.pdf