Service Learning Coordination Summer Institute 2018

Facilitated by Tara Barton and Chris McBride


Cultural Center,


6 – 9 July 2018

(4 Nights: Arrive on 5th July and Depart on 9th July)


Early Bird Rate $1000 (28th February 2018)$1000
Full Registration$1200
Accommodation$130 Shared accommodation at Melinas (4 nights)
$180 Single accommodation at Melinas (4 nights)



This learning institute is for participants to learn the skills of effective service-learning leadership through Coordination. Various case studies will be explored as participants learn to collaborate and effectively communicate with a variety of real-life scenarios. An understanding of integration, partnerships, action planning, student leadership for empowerment will be shared by our experienced coordinators/facilitators.

Learning Outcomes

As a result of participating at this institute, you can expect to be able to effectively lead service learning in schools.

Participants can be expected to achieve the following outcomes:

  • Understanding of the role and responsibilities of a service learning coordinator
  • How to select, manage, and build meaningful partnerships in the community
  • How to integrate service learning in the current curriculum with assessment for student learning
  • How to collaborate and communicate to build an effective service learning program in your school
  • How to build an effective teacher and student leadership team through empowerment
  • Create an action plan for implementation on return to your school




VISA: See the Greece Visa Requirements website for all information on the link below:

Accommodation Options

Melinas Methoni Messina Greece

Achilles Hotel Methoni Messina Greece

La Sapienza Hotel Methoni Messina Greece
Serve Learn co will provide a shuttle to pick participants from Kalamata Airport at the specified time the day before the workshop and provide a return trip on the final day back to the airport.

Accommodation Melinas

Hotel Name: Melinas Apartments

Website: Melinas Methoni Messina Greece

Phone No: +30 27230-31505

E-mail: or

Serve Learn co will provide a shuttle to pick participants from the Messina Airport at the specified time the day before the workshop and provide a return trip on the final day back to the airport.

Booking Process

To book your accommodation please e-mail:

Please select one of the three options offered, Melina Appartments is our recommended venue and indicate if you rather have a private or shared room. The accommodations vary in price, and location depending on what type of experience you prefer.


To arrange for airport transfers from Kalamata Messinia, send an email to our team with your flight itinerary details:

You will need to fly into Athens then catch a flight to Kalamata Messinia in Greece. Alternatively, you can catch a bus to Pylos Messinia, please supply the itinerary to our team so we can arrange your pick up/drop off.

Note: this is for the day before and the day after the conference only.