Community Works Institute (CWI)
The Educator's Network for Place, Service, and Sustainability

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Community Works Institute (CWI) —EVENTS REGISTRATION

CWI's 2016 Summer Institutes
on Place, Service-Learning,
and Sustainability
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Los Angeles and

Special Scholarship REDUCED RATE


Use the links at top right under
"Upcoming Events" to register

This is a ONE-TIME opportunity made possible by a private funder—for all CWI Summer Institutes 2016 - See more at:
  register by June 17, 2016
• Special Scholarship Rate: $789
— a $500 scholarship will be applied to regular rate of $1,289, at the time of your registration. This rate applies ONLY to NEW registrations. Payment deferral is available.

  register by June 24, 2016
• Special Registration Rate
: $989

  register by July 8, 2016
(WEST only)
• Individual
Registration Rate: $1,189

   register by July 25,
if space remains
• Regular Institute Registration: $1,289

Special Rates are available for Otis College, NNSP and GSNN members. Choose the Event in "upcoming events" box and select accordingly.
K-16 teachers and administrators, community based educators, program leaders of community focused projects. CWI Institutes are appropriate for beginning level to veteran practitioners of service-learning.

6 Month Payment Deferral Now Available
With organizational reimbursement often an issue, we have arranged for special terms with our payment partner PayPal allowing you to register for the Summer Institute with 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

August 01, 2016 (PDT) • Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, California
August 01, 2016 (PDT) • Los Angeles, California
USE the Links ABOVE to Register


CWI's Summer EAST
Institute on Service-Learning
June 20-24, 2016
Burlington, Vermont

CWI's Summer WEST
Institute on Service-Learning
August 1-5, 2016
Los Angeles, California 

Questions/Help? email l tel: 909.480.3966
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Dive Deep with 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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