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Technical Assistance & Coaching

Technical Assistance & Coaching

Advancing Student Success

NYLC partners with school districts, afterschool programs, and educators around the country to strengthen youth voice, ensuring students’ academic success and improving school/community relations through service-learning.

Often the outgrowth of an NYLC customized training, our technical assistance helps grow youth civic engagement by engaging more educators and sites. Informed by decades of research, our inclusive approach can range from a semester-long to multi-year partnership.

Service-learning is youth-led, increasing motivation and agency for students. It often engages those least likely to be asked to serve.

Our technical assistance is malleable; it is designed to meet a your needs and goals. In general, professional development for educators is bolstered by leadership development for students. Ongoing coaching with NYLC’s team supports instructional change at the classroom or program level, engaging students and educators in practices that foster the critical thinking skills necessary for college, career, and civic life.

NYLC also works with district administrators, policy leaders, and community partners to marshal sustained support.

Are you ready for student leadership in your schools and programs?

Contact NYLC if you are:

  • Committed to supporting professional development for educators and leadership development for students;
  • Interested in incorporating service-learning into existing priorities, and;
  • Interested in working together for at least one semester/season to accomplish your goals.

For more information, contact

Meet the teachers and students implementing service-learning in Henry County, Ga.

NYLC has worked with the Ferndale School District, WA; Henry County Schools, GA; Richardson Independent School District, TX; Guilford County Schools, NC; Mounds View Public Schools, MN; and Youth Connections Charter School, IL.


In 2017, NYLC:

Launched service-learning technical assistance in 7 state after-school networks impacting 50 organizations directly.

Trained on service-learning in North Carolina and Georgia through SLICE, impacting more than 1,350 youth.

Welcomed nearly 20,000 members through online membership.

Directly served nearly 24,000 educators, impacting nearly 150,000 young people.