Career Services hosts Best Practices and Legal Issues Program on Experiential Education

Thirty experiential education practitioners gathered on the Elon campus July 30 to focus on best practices and legal issues in experiential education with the workshop 21st Century Experiential Learning: Examining Best Practices & Managing the Risks.

The program, hosted by Elon Career Services, was jointly sponsored by  the National Society for Experiential Education, NC Campus Compact and the NC Association of Colleges & Employers.

Sarah Coble ’03 from the Charlotte employment law firm of Robinson, Bradshaw & Hinson gave participants a glimpse of issues at the intersection of employment and educational law. Her responders were Bill Kornegay of the Somers-Pardue Agency and Lisa Flint-Morris, internship coordinator for the NC State Government Internship Program.

Steve Kenny, director of Risk Management Services at UNC-Chapel Hill, discussed campus applications of legal issues. His responders were Mary Morrison, director of the Elon Kernodle Center for Service Learning, and Karen Thompson, UNCW internship coordinator and associate director of the Career Center.

– Information submitted by Pam Brumbaugh, Director of Experiential Education

Gail Wiggins of N.C. A&T and David Perez of High Point University
UNCG’s Joe Frey and Elon’s Betty Morgan interact at the July 30 workshop.