Service-Learning projects should be designed to meet the Seven Best Practices for Service-Learning which are:

  • Meet a recognized need in the community
  • Achieve curricular objectives through service-learning
  • Reflect throughout the service-learning experience
  • Develop student responsibility
  • Establish community partnerships
  • Plan ahead for service-learning
  • Equip students with knowledge and skills needed for service.

Developed by:
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore MD 21201