Service Learning

What is Service Learning?

"Service learning is a tool which allows students to become actively engaged in their studies as well as leaders in their communities," Governor Pat Quinn said. "By linking public service to the academic curriculum, students grow into real world problem solvers, and I look forward to working with you to expand service learning in Illinois."

This section is designed to provide you with information and pertinent resources to support service-learning programs, civic engagement, practitioners, students, and researchers throughout the Land of Lincoln.

Learn & Serve America

Learn and Serve America Program in IllinoisLearn and Serve America was a federally funded grant program of the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS), for schools, higher education institutions, and community-based organizations participating in the Service Learning movement. In 2011, federal funding for Learn and Serve America was discontinued. Archival information on Learn and Serve America and Learn and Serve Illinois can still be found on this page.