Global Partner Seminar Series (October 2018 - May 2019)
An educational and professional learning opportunity designed to mobilize rural youth to world action. Students and their educators will work together using the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) as a platform for inquiry and action as global citizens. Teams will connect with virtual partners around the world using classroom technology tools; use basic principles of community development to inform a project; develop a strategic map to guide long-term planning; report on a project by publishing 2-3 blog posts updating your Global Partners cohort; and demonstrate proficiency within your school Act 77 Flexible Learning program.
UVM Community Development & Applied Economics Program (CDAE) - Kenya Project (2018-January 2019)
A cohort of UVM students traveled to Kenya to participate in a community-based service learning project, working in collaboration with students from St Charles Lwanga Secondary School, the University of Nairobi College of Agriculture, and the community at St. Viaeneey Children's Centre at Rodi. This is the second year of a three-year partnership with the University of Vermont College of Agriculture Students will interact with partners on projects that will build capacity around community-based education, food systems, and public health.