Community Works Institute (CWI)
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Community Works Institute (CWI) —EVENTS REGISTRATION

2017 CWI EAST & WEST Institutes
on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability  learn more

Los Angeles and Burlington, Vermont

   through Friday, February 24

         3+ TEAM: $829 per

—scholarship supported registration.
—pairs and teams welcome.
—applies only to new registrations.

—w/ generous support from a private funder.

  by MARCH 17
• Early Bird Registration Rate: $989
• Early Bird Registration 4+ TEAM Rate: $889

  by APRIL 21
• Early Bird Registration Rate: $1,089
• Early Bird Registration 4+ TEAM Rate: $989

  by MAY 26
• Early Bird Registration Rate: $1,189
• Early Bird Registration 4+ TEAM Rate: $1,089

  after early bird rates expire
• Regular Registration Rate: $1,289

If Reimbursement is an Issue

6 Month Payment Deferral is Available

If school/organizational reimbursement is an issue, our payment partner PayPal offers a 6 month no-interest payment option.

1.Choose Summer EAST or WEST, and complete the registration information;
2. You will then be directed to the PayPal payment page.

3. For your payment option select "PayPal Credit" This payment option offers no interest or payment for 6 months.
NOTE: you must have, or create, a PayPal account to use this option.
Just follow the simple process provided.
Questions? email or call CWI at 909.480.3966


Our mission is to support K-16 and community educators in creating curriculum with place as the context, service-learning as the strategy, and sustainable communities as the goal. CWI is a non-profit educational organization.
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Upcoming events

June 19, 2017 • Burlington, Vermont
July 24, 2017 (PDT) • Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
July 24, 2017 (PDT) • Los Angeles, California
USE the Links ABOVE to Register
call 909.480.3966 (PST) for assistance


PLAN AHEAD for 2017

2017 CWI Summer EAST
Institute on Place, Service-Learning,
and Sustainability
June 19-23, 2017
Burlington, Vermont learn more
2017 CWI Summer WEST
Institute on Place, Service-Learning,
and Sustainability
July 24-28, 2017
Los Angeles, California
learn moreQuestions/Help? email l tel: 909.480.3966
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Dive Deep with Service-Learning!

K-16 teachers and administrators, international schools, community based educators, and program leaders of community focused projects. CWI Institutes are appropriate for beginning level to veteran practitioners of service-learning.
"Transformative work! I will use this process and knowledge to change how our school gets students involved in their community. I found myself even more determined about the role that service-learning can have in our school.”
Vernita Vallez, Principal
Inter-American Magnet School, Chicago, Illinois

“Excellent! This has motivated me to get to the next level Thank you so much for the best professional development I’ve ever had!”
Marc LaVoie, Dean of Students
American School of Budapest

“This was the best Institute or conference that I have ever attended! I am newly inspired!

Terry Yamamoto-Edwards, Science Teacher
Punahou School, Honolulu,  Hawai

“The Institute exceeded my expectations and fed my spirit in a way that will accelerate my impact. It offered a rare opportunity to connect to other educators and look at purpose and intention on a deeper level.”
Paula Cohen, Middle School Teacher
Los Angeles Unified School District

“I would absolutely recommend CWI’s Institute! I now have a direction in which to take my program. We are moving from a community service model toward service-learning. The facilitators’ understanding was strong, sensible, and practical.”
N. Elijah Silvin, Dean of Student Life,
Poly Prep School, Brooklyn, New York

In addition to offering CWI's Summer Institutes on Service-Learning, CWI also publishes an online magazine Community Works Journal, available at no cost to educators. CWI supports educators across the U.S. and internationally. Visit CWI's web site or contact us for additional information on how CWI can support your work.

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