To create an environment in which students academic, social, and personal skills improve our schools and our communities by working together with the service-learning curriculum at the core to ensure each child’s success.
Our mission is both bold and pragmatic: to implement a service-learning program and high-quality* education to the students of today and change-makers of tomorrow. CCCS consciously integrates student experience into the service-learning curriculum and addresses areas beyond the academic realm to create a high-quality education which includes; leadership, communication, collaboration and critical thinking.
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State and national standards currently provide the blueprint of our students learning, the K-12 Service-Learning and ASLER Standards paired with Common Core Standards act as the foundation of CCCS. In concert with the Common Core Standards, that now provide the blueprint for student learning, the K-12 Service-Learning Standards will be aligned with New Hampshire state Grade-Level and Grade-Span Expectations and incorporated into CCCSs academic expectations.
K-12 SERVICE-LEARNING STANDARDS
Service-learning actively engages participants in meaningful and personally relevant service activities.
Service-learning promotes understanding of diversity and mutual respect among all participants.
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Service-learning is intentionally used as an instructional strategy to meet learning goals and/or content standards.
Service-learning provides youth with a strong voice in planning, implementing, and evaluating service-learning experiences with guidance from adults.
Service-learning incorporates multiple challenging reflection activities that are ongoing and that prompt deep thinking and analysis about oneself and one’s relationship to society.