Do Good 2020

July 14th, 15th and 16th 

1pm – 5pm EST 

Focusing on programs in schools that help students see the world around them, develop advocacy skills and create a sense of agency, the Do Good 3-Day Virtual Conference will share with you tools and resources to elevate your programs. Whether it is community service, social entrepreneurship, impact classes or service learning, this conference is designed to share ideas, provide ample takeaways and sharpen your tools to enhance your programs and in turn expand the opportunities for your students to DO GOOD.

Day 1 – Programmatic 

1:00pm-1:45pm: Community Collaboration for the Benefit of All

Abigail Williams is the Founder and Executive Director of United to Learn in Dallas, Texas. United to Learn is a coalition of public elementary schools, private institutions and engaged community members who have come together to change lives by transforming the relationship between schools and community. Hear from Abby and Roshanda Clayton-Brown from Dallas Independent School District on the ways in which they have facilitated the collaboration of a community organization, a public school district, and 29 private schools to address the opportunity gap and systemic injustices present in their community.

2:00-2:45pm: Best Practices – Sarah Bennison

Sarah Bennison, Director of Public Purpose at Trinity School in New York City will share best practices and tips for service, engagement, and social impact.

3:00-3:45pm: Mission/Vision Alignment — Guybe Slangen

Hear from Guybe Slangen on how it is crucial to your program sustainability to align with your mission and vision.  How to shape your school’s culture to support this work and create partnerships are reciprocal and mutually beneficial.

4:00-4:45pm: Public Private Partnerships during COVID 19 — Laura Day

Hear from Laura Day, Executive Director of the Institute for Social Impact, on how United to Learn in Dallas, TX has built a network of connected organizations to support students during this period of time.

5:00-6:30pm: Do Good Virtual Happy Hour

Join fellow service directors to network and engage in a low key fun (virtual) gathering.

Day 2 – Curricular

1:00-1:45pm: IMPACT 2020 – Blake Kohn and Laura Day

How can we help our students stay engaged while navigating the unique academic situation we face this fall? Hear from Close Up Foundation and NNSP on their new program tailored to help students connect to the world around them, develop their sense of purpose, and empower them to make a local impact on global issues.

2:00-2:45pm: Human-Centered Design — Tarik Nally

Learn how to incorporate Human-Centered design into your service learning programs

3:00-3:45pm: Beakout sessions – Lisa Glick (Elementary), Annie Makela (Middle), Laura Day (High School)

Breakout Sessions Choose One to hear about programs in a particular division: Learn by division.  Hear concrete examples of how schools approach service, community engagement, and social impact. Choose Elementary, Middle or High School

4:00-4:45pm: The value of purpose – Laura Day

Laura Day shares with us the positive impact helping students develop their sense of purpose can have on a student’s college admissions process

Day 3 – Assessment/Tracking

1:00-1:45pm: MobileServe Best Practices – Andy Fenton

As the head of customer success at MobileServe, Andy Fenton is an expert in service-learning trends across programs nationwide. Andy brings data driven insights, analysis and key trends important to chart your course for success in 2020.

2:00- 2:45pm: Reflection – Erin Maquire-Osting

Hear from Erin Maquire-Osting, Campus Minister at DeSales High School, about the importance of student reflection in service and social impact programs and the variety of ways you can collect reflections from your students.

3:00-3:45pm: Assessment basics – How, What You Track, and What You Do With It – Jane Shore

Jane Shore, Head of Research and Innovation, Revolution School, will share with us how they track data in their school and how they use that to inform changes in their programs.

4:00-4:45pm: Maximizing Social Impact for College Admission – Stephen Pultz and Katie Fink

Join a panel of college admission deans to hear why developing students who “Do Good” is important. Sharing key insights critical to your students maximizing their service learning experience in today’s collegiate admissions process. Steve brings 30 years of college admissions experience to Chair the Do Good 2020 closing panel. He shares key insights critical to your students maximizing their service learning experience in today’s collegiate admissions process. From her leadership role as a Regional Studies Fellow for the Tennessee Education Lottery Scholarship to nearly a decade of enrollment leadership at Rhodes College, Katie Frink joins the closing panel with insights you need to know about the impact service learning has on today’s collegiate admissions process.



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Ticket Pricing 2020:

NNSP Members / MobileServe Clients: $200

Non-Members: $250

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