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Join CELR Center and tenured faculty with experience teaching CEL on May 22nd and 23rd for the Annual CEL Institute.  This learning institute will provide a strong foundation about Community Engaged Learning, and will also include tools that can be used in the classroom.  Whether you are interested in teaching a CEL course for the first time, or already have experience teaching CEL Courses (ACEL or FSP) – please consider attending this two-day informational session.  To register, please fill out this short Google Form:  

CELR Center staff work closely with faculty members to create meaningful and academically rigorous experiences for students. The following levels of support are available for faculty interested in integrating CEL into their courses.

Project Development

  • Brainstorming project ideas.
  • Matching with community partner(s).
  • Developing schedule of visits.

Course Integration

  • Developing a grading rubric.
  • Introducing project and goals to class.
  • Developing reflection assignments or activities.
  • Suggesting readings.


  • Providing transportation to and from partner site.
  • Assigning dates, taking attendance, managing contingencies.
  • Liaising with community partner.

Assessment and Follow-Up

  • Developing an assessment.
  • Shaping final deliverable.
  • Following up with community partner.
  • Refining project for future semesters.