Community Engaged Learning Conferences

National Service Learning Conference

The National Service Learning Conference is the largest gathering of youth and practitioners involved in service-learning, drawing more than 1,800 attendees from across the United States and many other countries each year. The conference's multiple day, concurrent session format offers a self-directed, facilitated learning environment with education sessions, discussion groups and interactive workshops designed specifically for all levels of attendees engaged in service-learning and focused on current and emerging issues, best practices and the challenges facing us today.

American Education Research Association's Annual Meeting


AERA hosts a special interest group (SIG) on service-learning and experiential learning. The SIG's purpose is "to bring together both researchers and practitioners to build and promote understanding of SL and experiential education for the betterment of the field. Encouraged submissions are intended to address the conceptual, methodological, policy, and pragmatic challenges and opportunities in re-imagining the promise and potential of education research.

Continuums of Service Conference

The Annual Continuums of Service Conference facilitates roundtable discussions that explores diverse perspectives, creates public spaces to share ideas, and has keynote speakers who will challenge your thinking. By the end of the conference, they integrate collective ideas into a new vision that participants can take back to their colleges, universities, and communities. Come build new skills, confidence, and a renewed passion to lead campus and community partnerships into the future! They are looking for Higher Education and K-12 faculty, staff, administrators, students, and community stakeholders involved in service-learning, civic engagement, and have a desire to learn even more.


IUPUI CSL Conference


As a desginated IUPUI Signature Center, the Center for Service and Learning (CSL) and the Center for Service and Learning Research Collaborative (CSLRC), both provide opportunities for faculty, staff and students to engage in issues concerning civic engagement and service learning.

Civic Engagement Administrator Conference

The annual Civic Engagement Administrator Conference, launched in 2003, is designed for faculty and staff who facilitate campus civic engagement efforts. The conference offers deep reflection about civic engagement work through presentations and workshops, facilitated discussions and networking.

National Conference on Volunteering and Service

A program of Points of Light, the annual National Conference on Volunteering and Service provides attendees with an opportunity to learn, connect and be inspired through a wide range of exciting and informative plenary sessions, workshops, special events, service projects, exhibits, specialized corporate tracks and more. As the world's largest gathering of volunteer and service leaders from the nonprofit, corporate and government sectors, all are invited to join. If you or your organization deals with volunteers in any capacity, this is an event you do not want to miss!


International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement

The IARSLCE annual research conference is targeted to scholars, practitioners, students, and community partners interested in research on service-learning, community-based research, campus-community partnerships, and civic learning outcomes in P-20 education. Attendees include faculty, administrators, and scholar-practitioners in higher education, community partners, educators in K-12, and professionals and leaders in educational policy and community development.