This one-day workshop focuses on components of service learning project planning, and is designed to provide a framework for youth voice and engagement based on research and best/promising practices. The workshop focuses on effective service learning strategies to enhance youth engagement within youth programs.
This workshop aligns with core knowledge and competencies for youth-work professionals that have been developed by the National Afterschool Association (NAA) and the Ohio Afterschool Network (OAN).
The NAA core knowledge content areas addressed:
- Learning Environments and Curriculum: Creates a high-quality learning environment and implements age-appropriate curricula and program activities.
- Youth Engagement: Acts in partnership with children and youth to foster appropriate child and youth leadership and voice.