November 29 and 30, 2017
The Heathman Lodge
Eager to help your institution deepen civic learning and community engagement efforts? Join us in beautiful Vancouver, WA, just north of Portland, OR, for a two-day Institute to review your current efforts and build strategy for the future. You receive your institution's results of a comprehensive inventory of current practice and infrastructure, personal interaction with those working to advance higher education community engagement, and the “gift of time away” for your team of two.
This Institute derives from the work of presenters Dr. John Saltmarsh and Dr. Marshall Welch to understand the purpose, process and programs of Centers for Community Engagement. Together they created a program assessment tool for strategic planning and program development, and to help plan for and apply to the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement. At the Institute we will:
TreeTop Commons is a software company committed to designing tools that assist higher education institutions to gather and organize data that they can use to deepen their community engagement. Located in Portland, OR, Institute participants will have opportunity to be introduced to Collaboratory.