Address: 1017 N. 12th Street
Transportation: Walk to the intersection of 12th St. and Highland Ave or take bus #12 north to Highland Ave (two stops).
Approximate Travel Time on foot: 5 minutes
Approximate Travel Time By Bus: 5 minutes
Contact: Phone number (414) 304-6800, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Orientation: Wednesday, September 10, 2014 from 3PM-4PM
Days/Hours of Operation: Mon-Fri 9:00am -3:30pm
Specific Instructions for Orientation: Must have Working with minors training and MU service learning contract filled out prior to orientation. You must always take your timesheet and get it initialed every time you attend WCLL for Service Learning. Service Learners will be asked to specify an interest in certain grade levels and subjects that they wish to assist with, please keep this in mind when you come to orientation.
Description of Agency: Wisconsin Conservatory of Life Long Learning is a K-12 year round MPS School. The mission of WCLL is to develop children, who are diverse in cultural and ethnic backgrounds, ability levels and learning styles, into caring individuals and responsible citizens. WCLL provides quality education through a cooperative relationship of home, school and community. It is their goal to empower students to meet the global challenges of today and realize the dreams of tomorrow. WCCL is conveniently located just north of Aurora Sinai Hospital on 12th Street and is an easy walk from Marquette’s campus.
Student Role in Agency: WCCL has an extensive after school program and students sign-up to participate in the various activities. Marquette students will assist with the various afterschool programs and work directly with the teacher in charge of each program. Some of the afterschool offerings include: Spanish club, Spanish tutoring, music enrichment, science tutoring, Asian club, math tutoring, e2012, forensics, general tutoring and afterschool help, entertainment enrichment club, reading and math online practice, Lead to Succeed, Spoken Word, and Sexual Education and Responsibility.
Commitment/Requirements: The goal for Service Learning students is to gain as much exposure to students from different developmental levels. The expectation is that each student complete 20 hours of service and observation at the school. If you need additional hours or exposure to other developmental ages, please sign-up for other events or classroom observations by looking in the binder of opportunities for Marquette students which is located on the counter in the school’s main office.