Service-learning is an evidence-based teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful service with leadership, academic instruction and guided reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic and personal responsibility, and strengthen communities.

The Colorado Service-Learning Council:

  • Grows the Colorado network of service-learning practitioners and supporters
  • Supports and helps direct collaborative service-learning projects
  • Advocates for high-quality service-learning for learners in all settings and in all stages, that:
    • Focuses on community assets
    • Includes youth voice and diverse perspectives
    • Connects to curriculum/learning goals
    • Involves meaningful service and reflection
    • Is rooted in reciprocal partnerships