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Service-Learning Summer Institutes: Choose Your Location

Posted in Professional Development, Service-Learning, Summer Institutes by KIDS Consortium on May 6, 2011

KIDS Consortium’s flagship professional development opportunity for K-12 educators is the four-day Service-Learning Summer Institute.

Last year, we held four incredibly successful four-day Summer Institutes. For the first time ever, a KIDS Consortium Summer Institute was held in Florida. This year, we’re adding another “first”: Minnesota.

Yes, whether you teach in Florida, Minnesota, New York, Massachusetts, or Maine—or near any one of those—there’s a KIDS Consortium Summer Institute near you.

The KIDS Consortium Summer Institute was the very best course I’ve taken in many years! I am totally prepared to lead a service-learning project in my classroom or school and I also have many tools that I can use every day.

—Middle School Educator, Maine

What’s special about this program?

The Institute was by far the best teacher conference I have ever been to. Transformative. KIDS facilitators are fantastic. Well worth the trip from Georgia!

—Kimberley Dessureault, Inner Harbour for Children and Families, Douglasville, Georgia

Check out the locations of KIDS Consortium’s Summer Institutes for 2011:

Winter Haven,
Florida
:
June 21-24
Cambridge, Massachusetts:
June 27-30
North Berwick,
Maine:

July 19-22
Minneapolis,
Minnesota:

July 26-29
New York City,
New York:

August 16-19
Albany, New York (private program): July 12-15

Three graduate credits are also available at a very affordable rate, from Salem State College/Northeast Consortium.

Everything you need to learn more, register, and apply for a scholarship is here: http://www.kidsconsortium.org/institute_for_educators.php

We look forward to seeing you this summer!

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