Thursday, May 28, 2009

Inclusive Service Learning Opportunities: Connections with LRE

Inclusive Service Learning Opportunities: Connections with LRE

You are invited to participate in a Webinar on "Inclusive Service Learning Opportunities" for students with disabilities. The Webinar is sponsored by the LRE-Part B Community of Practice. There is no cost for the Webinar.

The one-hour Webinar will be held on Thursday, June 18, at 3:00 PM ET (2:00 PM CT, 1:00 PM MT, 12:00 Noon PT and AZ).

* Paula Sotnik, Director
* Lucy Bayard, Senior Training Specialist
National Service Inclusion Project

To register for the Webinar, click on the link below:

Through this interactive and free Webinar, attendees will:
* Learn about the National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP), funded by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS).
* Acquire information about how service learning aligns with LRE and access to the general education curriculum.
* Learn about how service learning may affect post-school outcomes for students with disabilities.
* Find out how service learning is integrated into IEPs.
* Obtain strategies to develop inclusive service learning programs.

For background reading, please visit the LRE Part B Community at

Paula Sotnik, Director
National Service Inclusion Project
Institute for Community Inclusion,
University of Massachusetts Boston
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
888-491-0326 (toll-free voice and TTY)
617-287-4343 (direct line)

The National Service Inclusion Project (NSIP) is training and technical assistance provider on disability inclusion, under a cooperative agreement (#08TAHMA001) from Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). NSIP partners with the Association on University Centers on Disability, National Council on Independent Living, Association on Higher Education and Disability and National Down Syndrome Congress to build connections between disability organizations and all CNCS grantees, including national directs, to increase the participation of people with disabilities in national service.

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