Taking learning to the application level.
Service-Learning is a particularly fertile way of involving young people in community service, because it ties helping others to what they are learning in the classroom. In the process it provides a compelling answer to the perennial question: 'Why do I need to learn this stuff?'" -General Colin Powell, Former US Secretary of State and Founding Chairman of America's Promise
Service-Learning Duluth is an organization within the Duluth Public School system that focuses on the implementation of successful Service-Learning initiatives district-wide.
Our organization has been involved in implementing and assessing successful Service-Learning initiatives in Duluth Public Schools since its inception in 1998. In partnership with local community agencies, Service-Learning Duluth has grown into the large and diverse agency it is today.
Service-Learning Duluth has been recognized at state and national levels as an exceptional program. See the Recognition and Awards section below for details.
To facilitate the development of Service-Learning throughout the community.
To provide an understanding of and opportunities for Service-Learning throughout the community.