PSAYDN Service-Learning Training

March 12-13, 2019 | Hilton, Harrisburg, Pa.

Presented by National Youth Leadership Council Trainers



Join PSAYDN and the National Youth Leadership Center (NYLC) for an interactive workshop on service -learning. The two-day training for educators (afterschool, summer learning, 21st Century Community Learning Center staff, school administration, early learning, K-12 educators, volunteers, etc.) will:

  • Define service-learning and types of service-learning opportunities.
  • Describe the Investigation, Planning, Action, Reflection & Demonstration (IPARD) cycle and steps of the service-learning process.
  • Identify what makes a service-learning experience meaningful and effective.
  • Design and implement a service-learning plan to put into practice.
  • Provide “train-the-trainer” methodology in order to take the learning back to instruct program staff or other educators.

The training will also provide an opportunity to highlight projects via social media conducted through nationally-recognized events such as Lights On Afterschool and National Summer Learning Day.


Trainer Information

Trainer Julie Rogers Bascom is a service-learning leader from Minneapolis, Minn. and has been supporting youth workers, teachers and young people to use service-learning as a strategy to solve problems in their communities for over 15 years. Her passion for supporting young people to become problem solvers formed when her own children attended an Oakland, Calif. school where every student, every year was engaged in service-learning. She also coaches and leads workshops for Minnesota Civic Youth, a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization that prepares young people for a life of active citizenship. In addition, Rogers Bascom has presented at local and national workshops on how to incorporate service into curriculum and community.


About National Youth Leadership Council

For 35 years, NYLC has transformed classrooms, empowered teachers, and captivated students by leading the way in providing high-quality, dynamic service-learning content to school districts, classrooms, after-school programs, and everything in between. NYLC accelerates student achievement in school districts by strengthening academic, civic, and character outcomes through service-learning. NYLC offers a variety of paths to reach service-learning excellence through online content, customized professional development, tools, resources, and more. We are leading the way to address real world issues with all young people, inspiring them to Serve. Learn. Change the world.®


Tuesday, March 12, 2019
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Service-Learning Training
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch on Your Own
1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Training Continues

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Service-Learning Training


CEC: Act 48

The Center for Schools and Communities, as a division of the Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit, offers Act 48 professional development credit for those with Pennsylvania teaching or administrative certificates. Participants MUST attend session(s) from beginning to end and list their professional personnel ID (PPID) number on the appropriate Act 48 paperwork supplied by the Center for Schools and Communities to receive credit. If you are interested in receiving Act 48 credit, check the appropriate box on the registration form. Retrieve your PPID number from PERMS and bring it with you to the conference.


Training Location

Hilton Harrisburg
One North Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101-1601
(717) 233-6000
Directions Hilton

Parking for conference participants is available at the Hilton Harrisburg, Walnut Street Garage, 215 Walnut Street. Rates may be subject to a $2 increase.

  • Self-parking overnight guests; $10 per evening with unlimited exits
  • Self-parking day guests; valid up to ten hours and $5 per exit; in order to receive this rate, validate the parking ticket at the hotel’s Guest Services located on the second floor
  • Valet parking is available at additional rates



Crown Plaza Harrisburg
23 South Second Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101

A limited block of rooms has been reserved at the Crown Plaza Harrisburg at a discounted rate of $124 single/double occupancy per night plus tax until Tuesday, February 19, 2019 or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first. Make your room reservation by contacting the hotel at (717) 234-5021 and referencing the block code “ELO”.
Crown Plaza parking is at a rate of $12 a day.


Registration Information

  • Pre-registration is required
  • No meals/refreshments will be served during the training
  • Onsite registration is available




Registration Questions
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(717) 763-1661 ext. 110

General Questions
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(717) 763-1661 ext. 205