Upcoming workshops

Attend our faculty workshops and events to learn from your colleagues and share strategies and resources around community-engaged learning.


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Events for faculty 2019-2020

Webinar: The Latest Trends in Community Development

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ET

Speakers: Paul Born and Liz Weaver, Tamarack Institute

Join CCP Staff and fellow CEL colleagues for a brown-bag lunch and webinar viewing. Register now or email katie.boomgaardt@utoronto.ca.

Location: Meeting Room, KP 310, 3rd floor, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Cres.  

Paul Born and Liz Weaver, the Co-CEOs of the Tamarack Institute will share their perspectives on the latest trends in community change. Drawing on relevant research, observations and engagement with community changemakers, they will talk about topics such as including individuals with lived and living experience; building effective and sustainable collective impact efforts; bringing innovative design practices into community spaces and adaptive leadership practices. 

Register on the Tamarack Institute website


Critical Community-Engaged Learning Reading Group

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11 – 12:30 p.m.

KP207: Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd Floor, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Ave.

Join other instructors in an informal discussion of recent scholarship in the field. This group is open to interested, new or experienced instructors of community-engaged learning courses. Please read the article in advance of the group meeting. Reading: "From Critical to Decolonizing Service-Learning: Limits and Possibilities of Social Justice-Based Approaches to Community Service Learning" by Aurora Santiago-Ortiz from the Winter 2019 Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning.

Register or email Katie Boomgaardt at katie.boomgaardt@utoronto.ca by Friday, September 27, 2019.


Roundtable Discussion: Innovative Approaches to Assessment in Community Engaged Learning

Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. 

Multi-Purpose Room, 2nd floor, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Ave.

The Centre for Community Partnerships' Roundtables on Community-Engaged Learning aim to foster new ideas, thoughtful conversations and resource sharing among instructors. Join us at our next roundtable to discuss innovative approaches to assessment in community-engaged learning.  At this roundtable, experienced instructors will share how they approach assessment in their own courses along with how they have modified this through their own learning and reflection. 

​Roundtable speakers: Susannah Bunce (Human Geography), Aditi Mehta (Urban Studies), Franco Taverna (Human Biology), Joan Simalchik (Women and Gender Studies, UTM)

Register or email Katie Boomgaardt at katie.boomgaardt@utoronto.ca by Friday, November 1, 2019. 


Community-Engaged Learning Course Design Workshop

Friday, November 29, 2019 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Meeting Room, KP 310, 3rd floor, Koffler House, 569 Spadina Ave.  

Join us for a morning workshop that will cover the fundamentals of community-engaged learning pedagogy and practice and provide practical strategies for designing and running a community-engaged learning course. Bring a syllabus that you would like to re-design or the idea for a course you would like to create, and together we’ll work on designing a successful community-engaged learning course.

Register or email Katie Boomgaardt at katie.boomgaardt@utoronto.ca by Friday, November 22, 2019.

Past events for faculty 2018-2019

Looking for information about the kinds of events offered by CCP in the past? Our faculty events cover a variety of topics and bring together instructors who teach, or are interested in teaching, community-engaged learning courses.