"Service learning is a teaching and learning strategy that integrates meaningful community service with instruction and reflection to enrich the learning experience, teach civic responsibility, and strengthen communities," according to Learn and Serve America. 

Service-learning has many definitions but many scholars will agree that this teaching strategy has been shown to be a powerful tool to help students connect the classroom to practical experience. Service-learning offers the potential to facilitate a sense of personal development, intellectual growth and social responsibility among students who participate. Learn more about service-learning for:

For more information, contact Carla Redden, MCTC Service-Learning Coordinator, at 606-759-7141, ext. 66190.