About

OUR MISSION is to support and promote exemplary teaching strategies and practices for K-16 and community programs that support students becoming caring, responsible and active members of their communities.

Our focus is on supporting curriculum that has place as the context, service-learning as the strategy, and sustainability as the goal. We are building a long term community of connected, like minded educators and schools to encourage and sustain change and innovation.

Transformative Professional Development
For more than two decades, Community Works Institute (CWI) has provided K-16 and community based educators with highly innovative professional development and support through PD events, publications, and resources.

We support a wide variety of  public and independent K-16 schools, regional programs and organizations. We provide local on-site support, in-services, and extended trainings each year, across the U.S. and internationally. CWI’s Summer Institutes on Place, Service-Learning, and Sustainability have been acclaimed by educators around the world.  learn more


Contact us by email to learn more about how CWI can support your school or organization with on-site trainings specifically tailored for your local context and needs.