| Join us for the largest gathering of youth and adults |
involved in the service-learning movement!
Don't miss your chance to join us for the 21st Annual National Service-Learning Conference - Inspire. Imagine. Innovate! Held March 24-27, 2010 in San Jose, California, this event celebrates service-learning as a force that spans cultural and national boundaries, builds communities, and strengthens young people.
The conference is the largest gathering of youth and practitioners involved in service-learning, drawing approximately 2,500 attendees from across the United States and many other countries each year. Through three days of general sessions, thought leader series, service-learning projects, and networking, the conference engages participants in the local, national, and global issues that service-learning addresses. Come explore more than 100 exhibits, and nearly 150 hands-on workshops and service-learning projects.
Explore the Conference Sessions - Wondering what sessions you want to attend? Curious about the Thought Leaders? Excited about the Fourth Annual World Forum on Saturday? Read about leaders from the regions of Africa, Middle East, Pacific Rim, and Europe who will lead these global conversations - and other conference experiences awaiting you!
The 2010 conference will feature speeches by Sir Ken Robinson, an internationally recognized leader in creativity, innovation, and human resources; Talia Leman, CEO and Founder of RandomKid; Carol Bellamy, Chair of the Board of Directors for the Education for All/Fast Track Initiative; Harumitsu Inouye, CEO of the Shinnyo-en Foundation; Kathy Payne, Senior Director of State Farm's Education Excellence; and Benjamin Ajak, Benson Deng, and Judy Bernstein, authors of They Poured Fire on Us from the Sky: The True Story of Three Lost Boys from Sudan.
View the conference brochure.
Book Your Hotel Room - Reduced conference rates are available at three hotels in San Jose during the National Service-Learning Conference, March 24-27. Rooms are filling quickly so make your reservations today! The special rates last only until Friday, February 15.
Don't Forget! Take advantage of the $250 educator expense deduction on your federal taxes to help you cover out-of-pocket professional development costs.
For more information and to register, visit www.nslc.nylc.org