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Service-learning & Leadership

What is Service-learning?

Scottsdale Community College’s recently formed Office of Service-learning & Leadership serves to help students take their learning to the next level by facilitating opportunities to connect classroom instruction with real-world experience through two main methods:
    (1) service-learning; and,
    (2) leadership lessons.
​In each of these venues, students will work to develop as more engaged and aware citizens by addressing needs within our local and global communities.

This office was created in Summer 2012, as part of a divisional reorganization. A need to align with college and district vision, mission and values, and make better use of budgeted resources necessitated the change. As a result – for the first-time in college history – people, time, space and money are purposefully dedicated to the pedagogy of service-learning. Additionally, office staff was asked to continue its management of the MCCCD LeaderShape Institute and discover new possibilities for student leadership engagement, like an academic certificate in volunteerism and leadership, which is coming soon!

Service-learning Committee