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Unique Fall Course, ‘Renewing Democracy in Community & Schools’ OPEN with SEATS

Looking to find your purpose in the world?
Are you interested in democracy, education, and social change?
Would you like to work with K-12 students on social, environmental, peace, and justice projects?

If yes, ENROLL IN INVS 2919/EDUC 2919 TODAY!

INVS 2919/EDUC 2919: Renewing Democracy in Communities and Schools is an engaging service-learning course that explores democracy, education, and social change. In addition to meeting on-campus weekly, INVS 2919/EDUC 2919 students empower K-12 students to identify their roles as democratic citizens through their participation in Public Achievement. An international civic engagement initiative, Public Achievement seeks to expand the leadership of young people in communities around the world.  INVS2919/EDUC2919 students serve as “coaches” and are responsible for guiding K-12 students as they create projects that seek to address public problems, such as immigration, poverty, global warming, teen depression, domestic violence, and animal abuse.

The following sections of INVS/EDUC 2919 are open and we are in
NEED STUDENTS FOR THE FALL SEMESTER 2012~

Section 802, working with high school students
SEMINAR (on campus): Mondays from 3:30-5:00 p.m.
PRACTICUM (select one of the following)
1)Centaurus High School – Sophomores and Juniors – Fridays, 1:10-2:05 (in Lafayette, Co. Bus and carpools available ~20-25 minutes)
2)Centaurus High School – Seniors – Fridays, 2:10-3:00 (in Lafayette, Co. Bus and Carpools available ~20-25 minutes)

OR

Section 803, working with 2nd-5th grade elementary students:
SEMINAR (on campus): Mondays from 5:30-7:00 p.m.
PRACTICUM (pick one of the two listed below)
1) Pioneer Elementary School, Wednesdays, 3:30-4:30 p.m. (in Lafayette, Co. Bus and carpools available ~20-25 min route)
OR
2) Columbine Elementary School, Thursdays, 4:00-5:00 p.m. (in North Boulder Bus and carpools available ~15-20 min route)

***The course has been approved for the Education Minor but not limited to education school students,
***Additionally, INVS 2919/EDUC 2919 students may be eligible to receive a $1,000+ AmeriCorps scholarship!
***Bilingual students needed but not limited to

INTERESTED? QUESTIONS? WISH TO ENROLL AND CHANGE THE WORLD!!????
Please contact Elaina Verveer @ verveer@colorado.edu and/or Erin Ulrich at erin.ulrich@colorado.edu
(* THIS CLASS HAS CONTROLLED ENROLLMENT, YOU MUST CONTACT THOSE LISTED ABOVE)

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