Guidelines for Tier I, II, & III
Service Learning Student Volunteer ProgramService Learning Student Volunteer Service Program The purpose of the Service Learning Graduation Requirement and the Student Volunteer Service Program is to acquaint high school students with the need to become participating agents of change by providing service to both their school and community.
Service Learning is defined as: An educational method by which participants learn and develop through active participation in service that is conducted in and meets the needs of a community. Service learning is coordinated with a school or community service program and with the community. It is integrated into and influences the lifelong learning of a participant and includes structured time for the participants to reflect on the service experience.
Service learning teaches the skills of civil participation and develops an ethic of service and civic responsibility. Students can provide service in the community on a voluntary basis to public, nonprofit agencies, civic, charitable and governmental organizations and school campuses.
Service Learning and Volunteer Service Program is divided into three tiers:
- Tier I Service Learning Hours required for graduation.
- Tier II Service hours required to meet the Bright Futures Initial Eligibility Requirements.
- Tier III Volunteer Service Hours required earn a silver cord at graduation.
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