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Forms and Due Dates

Overview: Important Due Dates for 2019-2020 Service-Learning

Due Date(s) Event/Requirement Responsible Party

September 3 (Open Enrollment) Service-Learning Interest Form Site Leader/ Community Partner
October 1 Service-Learning Sign up Deadline Student
October 4 CORI/SORI Submission Deadline Student
October 4 SL Project Agreement Due Student
December 2 - December 6 Student Evaluation Due Student
December 9 - December 13 Community Evaluation Due Site Leader/ Community Partner
Weekly Email by 3:00 PM Each Friday Service Hours Logs Student

Get Started with Service Learning

All Service-Learning participants must complete this Service-Learning Interest Form and attend one orientation session to be eligible for Service-Learning classroom credit in 2019-2020. We have multiple service sites that benefit the community and this information will better prepare us to find a match to fit your needs. 

Service-Learning Orientation dates and times are listed below. Meet Service-Learning stakeholders, learn about program requirements, initiate required paperwork, and explore expectations for site visits. All Spring '19 sessions will take place in G-12 (classroom next to cafeteria vending machines):

September 10th 

2:00pm
September 11th** 2:00pm
September 12th 2:00pm
September 16th 2:00pm
September 17th 2:00pm
September 18th 2:00pm
September 19th 2:00pm

**NOTE: Service-Learning Orientation is relocated to the BCC Cafeteria Alcove across from SBA G-12
The deadline to sign up for Service-Learning is Tuesday, October 1st at 5:00 PM.

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Service-Learning Project Agreement

  • Purpose: Outlines your learning goals for your Service-Learning project.
  • When: Must work through your learning goals with your faculty instructor and the guidance of the Service-Learning Coordinator prior to your first day of service on your site.
  • Review your project responsibilities within the agreement with your site supervisor on your first day.
    NOTE: You must obtain all signatures before you can receive full Service Learning credit.
  • Project Contracts are due to the Service-Learning Office by Friday, October 4th.
Submission

For a final signature*, deliver your contracts to:

Service-Learning Coordinator
Service-Learning Office
Field Administration Building, F-114

Email: servicelearning@berkshirecc.edu
Phone: 413-236-1637

*Missing this deadline, or failure to receive an extension, means you cannot participate in Service-Learning this semester.

Service-Learning Assessment Requirements

  • Purpose: Service-Learning is committed to advancing the missions of organizations that serve the community. Additionally, your feedback on your Service-Learning experience helps us shape our program to make it the best fit for our students.
  • Weekly Service Hours Logs: Develop accountability by tracking service hours worked by student. Email electronic copy to Service-Learning Coordinator, servicelearning@berkshirecc.edu, each Friday no later than 3:00 PM. Participants may email a picture copy with your site supervisor's signature.
  • Reflection Questions/Classroom Requirements: Faculty instructors will measure student learning by asking students to reflect on their experiences while engaging with the community at the sites. These can be weekly or mid-term journaling, or end of semester capstone project.
  • Community Evaluation: Feedback on student volunteer performance by the Site Supervisor.
  • Student Experience Survey: Complete a survey outlining and evaluating your experience on site and the Service-Learning process.