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-Learning – A 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