Community Engaged Learning Programs

Engaged Scholarship and Research Consultations

The CFDE offers extensive one-on-one consultations for faculty members wishing to embark on community engaged scholarship and research. The director of engaged learning and her graduate assistant provide resources, consultations on best practices, and hands-on assistance in establishing and maintaining strong community partnerships. The CFDE can also assist with assessing partnerships and provide advice on integrating engaged research and scholarship in tenure and promotion portfolios. To schedule appointments for an engaged research or scholarship consultation please send an email to the CFDE Program Coordinator Laketia Woodley at

Engaged Learning and Pedagogy of Engagement Teaching Consultations

Through the director of engaged learning and her graduate assistant, the CFDE provides extensive consultation on implementing and best practices for pedagogies of engagement. The CFDE can assist in syllabus and assessment design, as well as in establishing relationships with community partners. Class visits, one-on-one planning meetings, and help with locating resources are available through the CFDE. In addition the CFDE can connect you to a large pool of instructors who have already successfully implemented community engagement into their classrooms. Please stay tuned for workshops and events hosted by the CFDE on engaged learning. If you are interested in incorporating community engagement into your classroom, please contact the director of engaged learning, Vialla Hartfield-Méndez at

Community-Sourced Pedagogies

The Engaged Learning Program integrates pedagogical approaches developed in community-based settings into the academy.  Examples are story circles (Emory Telling Our Stories Project) and Pre-Texts workshops (a highly flexible train-the trainers program with basic elements emerging from community settings in Latin America).  >>more about story circles and Pre-Texts workshops

Community Engaged Learning Knowledge Hub

Additional Resources and Community Engaged Learning Partners

National Resources

engaged learning continuum