Monday, March 2, 2009

National Service-Learning Conference Updates

The National Service-Learning Conference is three and half days of keynote speakers, workshops, service-learning projects, and fun. Visit our website at for a link to last year’s conference reflection video created by students from Philadelphia’s New Foundation Charter School to get a taste of all the excitement that awaits you March 18-21 in Nashville!

Register by Friday, February 27
Advance conference registration ends on Friday, February 27th! Onsite registration rates will be higher, so don't miss your chance to save.

Walk to Benefit HIV/AIDS
Join the Nashville and conference communities as we walk to raise awareness and funds for the growing number of children affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic Saturday, March 21. If you have already registered for the conference and would like to add the Hope Walks event to your registration, please call 1-800-366-6952.

Submit Your “Vision for America” Video
All National Service-Learning Conference attendees are invited to create and submit a video illustrating their visions for the future using TEL•A•VISION – free and easy new online technology. Teachers, get your students involved in a visual literacy project! Youth, your perspectives are needed! Celebrate the first-annual TEL•A•VISION Day, March 20, by entering the “Vision for America” contest. The conference attendee whose video receives the most views (i.e. votes) will win a Flip Video Ultra camcorder. The winning video and two runners-up will be announced and featured during the conference plenary session on Friday, March 20. The winner must be present to win. Deadline for submissions and viewing is March 19 at midnight.

Participate in the Red Cross Blood Drive
On Friday, March 20 the Red Cross will host a blood drive in the conference exhibit hall. To sign up for this opportunity, please visit and enter the code nationalservice19 in the Step 1 box. You will then be guided through the advanced registration.

To register for the conference and learn more about all of the events noted above, please visit our website at

We look forward to seeing you in Nashville next month!

If you have any questions, you can reach us by replying to this email or calling (800) 366-6952.

Amy Meuers
Conference Director