Course Planning and Curriculum Development

The CCE can provide a range of support for faculty members interested in incorporating community-based and experiential learning into courses.  Resources include community connections, reflection strategies and support for collaborative projects.

Outreach to Community Organizations

Staff members in the CCE establish and strengthen relationships with public, private, and nonprofit organizations as well as local community members.  The department works with many organizations to help ensure a range of opportunities that align with teaching and research goals of faculty members and departments.

Transportation and Logistics

The CCE offers administrative and logistical support for faculty members offering community-based learning courses.

Reflection Tools and Techniques

The CCE offers resources designed to help students link analysis and action through reflection activities such as facilitated discussions and collaborative assignments.

References and Publications on Community-Based Teaching and Research

The CCE offers a wide range of resources to help faculty with course design, community-based research, project-based learning, community engagement, experiential learning, internships and facilitation.  

Contact Information for Faculty Support

Sarah Barr
Director of the Center for Community Engagement
413-542-2982
sbarr@amherst.edu