Community Engagement


"I relish the challenge of combining a love of content and children with the sciences of psychology and learning... and through our ongoing engagement with a diverse community school in Hartford, we hone those skills and attitudes necessary to learn and teach well." -Karen Riem, Associate Professor of Teacher Education

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Featured Project: CCSU/Naylor Leadership Academy

Naylor School and CCSU have been successful partners since 1996, formalizing a Professional Development School relationship in 1998. The Naylor-CCSU Leadership Academy (NCLA) community is comprised of a dynamic PK-8 school faculty and staff, plus students, families and members from a diverse Hartford neighborhood, and a variety of partners from throughout Hartford and beyond…
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Dr. Carl Lovitt TedX Event: Challenging the Engaged University to Educate Civic Agents



Upcoming Service Learning Conferences, 2014-2015

The Office of Community Engagement at Central Connecticut State University seeks to connect campus community members to leaders and events from around the United States and the world in the field of civic engagement, service learning and higher education. The following events occur during the upcoming year and will provide great learning experiences and networking opportunities! "International Service Learning Workshop", Punta Gorda, Belize, December 13-18, 2014 "2015 HETL Conference", Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah, January 20-22, 2015 "2015 National Service Learning Conference", Washington, DC, April 8-11, 2015 "2015 Impact Conference in Los Angeles", February 19-22, 2015 "Gulf-South Summit", University of Arkansas, March 11-15, 2015 "C2UExpo 2015", Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, May 26-29, 2015 "Diversity, Learning and Student Success", Association of American Colleges and Universities, San Diego, CA, March 26-28, 2015


Central Connecticut State University designated as a Carnegie Community Engagement Institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching




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