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Pre-Conference Workshops

Wednesday, March 25, 2008 -- 1-4 p.m.
Hilton Baton Rouge Capitol Center

Seating is limited.
Workshop registration is available through the Summit registration site.
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Navigating the Challenges of Tenure and Promotion as an Engaged Scholar
Sherril Gelmon
Dr.P.H., Professor of Public Health at Portland State University, and Founding Chair of the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement
Limit: 50

Face to Face, Hat to Hat: Dialogue with Service-Learning Directors
Roger Henry
Director of Service-Learning, Brevard Community College (Melbourne, Fla.)
Henry will be assisted by three other experienced service-learning directors representing a variety of institutions:  Vincent Ilustre, Executive Director, Center for Public Service, Tulane University; Jan Shoemaker, Director, Center for Community Engagement, Learning, and Leadership, Louisiana State University; Josh Young, Director, Center for Community Involvement, Miami Dade College
Limit: 50

Cultivating Students to be Agents of Institutional Change
Michele James-Deramo

Founding Director of Service-Learning, Virginia Tech Center for Student Engagement and Community Partnerships (Blacksburg, Va.)
Limit: 50

Service-Learning 201: Course Design for Experienced Practitioners
This interactive workshop is designed for experienced service-learning practitioners. (Participants will be expected to bring 40 copies of a service-learning course syllabus they themselves have used.)  
Edward Zlotkowski
Professor of English at Bentley College (Waltham, Mass.), where he founded the Bentley Service-Learning Center.
Limit: 40

For more information, contact the Center for Community Engagement, Learning, and Leadership
Louisiana State University -- B-31 Coates Hall -- Baton Rouge, LA 70803
225-578-3704 --