Inclusive Excellence Toolkit

This toolkit assembles resources from a statewide symposium, Project Inclusion New Hampshire: Assessing and Enacting a Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity on Campus. The symposium, held in June 2016, explored strategies for making higher education more inclusive in ways that benefit all members of the campus community. Project Inclusion was made possible through support from the Lloyd G. Balfour Foundation, Bank of America, N. A., Trustee.  Documentation of the materials found on this page was made possible through the generous support of the New Hampshire Endowment for Health.

Principles of Best Practice in Community Service Work Study

This guide outlines best practices in combining college and university work-study experiences with community service and service-learning. Ten principles were created after conducting focus groups with practitioners from 52 colleges and universities that help construct an effective community service work-study program. Specific examples are included.

Engaged Scholarship Toolkit

Campus Compact developed the Engaged Scholarship Toolkit to help faculty and administrators advance community-engaged scholarship on campus. The toolkit is designed to: Add clarity to the meaning and conceptualization of community-engaged scholarship in a research university context. Provide a rationale for why to do it and resources on how to do it well. Offer tools and assistance for faculty at research universities to document engaged scholarship for reward and promotion. Provide tools and assistance for assessing engaged scholarship. Find the Engaged Scholarship Toolkit on the national Campus Compact website.

Teacher Education Service-Learning Guidebook

This guidebook covers essentials to service-learning specifically relating to teacher education. Includes action plans, worksheets, and assessment tools.

Creating, Running, and Sustaining Campus-Community Service-Learning Partnerships

Campus-community partnerships are an essential element in community service-learning. Partnerships are the structure for identifying community needs, developing appropriate student projects, fostering experiential education, carrying out required planning and logistics and sharing feedback on the process and results. Because of their importance, the elements of successful campus-community partnerships have gotten a lot of attention; however, less has been done to identify “best” or even “promising” practices that are used to create, run and sustain good partnerships. The purpose of this handbook is to record and share the voices of partnership practitioners on what they have done that has worked well…

Community Partner Toolkit

Developing innovative learning strategies and vehicles to enhance academic experiences is an ongoing challenge to higher education. The spectrum of student employment opportunities––Federal Work-Study, internships, volunteering, etc.–– are viewed as helpful tools in this regard as they address the needs of all parties in varying degrees of commitment and structure. The Federal Work-Study program offers the most structured framework to off campus agencies, organizations and companies interested in entering high-level, committed partnerships with educational institutions in order to access subsidized student employment. This Community Partner Toolkit is designed to introduce community partners to the basic tools needed to work with…