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For Principals

State Level Resources

Maryland's Best Practices: An Improvement Guide for School-Based Service- Learning A practical guide to improving service-learning in the schools including a section on “Pitfalls and Safety Nets”.


School Improvement through Service-LearningA converted power point detailing how service-learning supports school improvement goals. For the power point version, click here.


Demonstrating the Impact of Service-Learning A brief power point detailing how to report the impact of service-learning in your school. For the power point version, click here.


Next Steps: A School District's Guide to the Essential Elements of Service-Learning Next Steps was originally developed by school district administrators to help them evaluate and improve service-learning using a consistent set of standards. Maryland educators used and improved this tool for over two years, and a national work group revised it for national use. For a quick overview, click here.


Local School System Resources

Contact Information
Julie Ayers, Service-Learning Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0358
Fax:  410-333-8010
Email:  jayers@msde.state.md.us
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