In Service Learning, students take ownership of their learning by engaging deeply in their own education through course-related experiential learning, and fostering lifelong connections between students, their communities and the world outside the classroom. "This project gave me a wider...
Empowering Transformative Education & Community Building
Getting to know us
Children, Inc. began in 1977 with a promise to bring families and children the best in early learning and child care in one center. Children, Inc. has become one of Kentucky’s largest not-for-profit child care providers.
Children, Inc.’s Service Learning Initiative began in 2005 in response to a regional need to increase PreK – 12th grade student engagement through meaningful real-world learning and to nurture stronger community relationships.
Children, Inc. supports PreK-12th grade service learning:
Through service learning, children are solving critical issues and changing the future for themselves and others.
Children, Inc. provides:
- technical support
- community connections
- professional development to schools in Northern Kentucky and Southwest Ohio
“This project gave me a wider view of the world and helped me to learn how simple actions can lead to large benefits.” – student
Partnering with teachers, parents, and the community, Children, Inc. supports young people as they engage in authentic learning that develops 21st Century skills along with knowledge. Students
investigate issues, collaborate with others, design a plan, and
engage in service and solutions toward a better tomorrow for
themselves and for the world.