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. Prior to your arrival, your institution will complete the National Inventory of Institutional Infrastructure for Community Engagement (NIIICE). At the Institute, you will receive your institution's results and create an Action Plan addressing your current practices and infrastructure. You will also receive personal interaction and feedback with those working to advance higher education community engagement, and the “gift of time away” for your team.
Application deadline: October 30th, 2017
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, the creator of Collaboratory, is pleased to host this Institute in support of deepening your community engagement. Our company provides tools and resources to concretely assist you to integrate accurate data into building your vision and strategy for community engagement. This Institute and our additional professional development opportunities reflect this commitment and ensure that we are learning from and with engaged institutions as they plan for the future.