By September 2017, all students will participate in and present the learning derived from curriculum-based, service-oriented community projects that instill confidence, responsibility, and produce measureable contributions to the community.
Year Four Goal:
By June 2016, the Strategic Planning Community Group will identify teachers who are currently conducting community based projects adn include them in an expanded group of teachers who will continue to pilot service learning projects using the Facing the Future toolkit. Upon completion of the projects participants will reflect on the process, provide feedback and if necessary revise the toolkit.
Year Three Goal:
By June 2015, the Strategic Planning Community Group will continue to investigate existing Project Based Service Learning (PBSL) programs and their success. From September through April a select group of teachers will pilot a service learning project using the Facing the Future toolkit. Upon completion of the projects participants will reflect on the process, provide feedback and if necessary revise the toolkit.
Year Two Goal:
By June 2014, the Strategic Planning Community Group will complete a draft version of our Project Based Service Learning toolkit. The group's service learning toolkit and recommendations will be presented to the Board of Education.
Year One Goal:
By June 2013, the Strategic Planning Community Group will review the components of Nutley's current instructional program that focus on curriculum-based service-oriented community projects, review existing models in other schools systems, and make recommendations for the development of a K-12 program that instills confidence and responsibility in our students and produces measurable contributions to our community. This work will culminate with a full report and a presentation to the Board of Education.
| Board Liaison
Fred Scalera Brenda Sherman
Members of the public interested in joining this effort are encouraged to email the Team Leaders above by clicking on their names.