Learn and Serve America

Learn and ServeLearn and Serve America provides grants to schools, colleges, and nonprofit groups to support efforts to engage more than 1,500 Montana students in community service linked to academic achievement and the development of civic skills. This type of learning, called service learning, improves communities while preparing young people for a lifetime of responsible citizenship. In addition to providing grants, Learn and Serve America serves as a resource on service and service-learning to teachers, faculty members, schools, and community groups.

There are currently four schools in Montana that receive Learn and Serve Funding:

  • Sentinal High School
  • Troy School District
  • Jefferson High School
  • Hamilton High School

To learn more, please contact:

Mary Ellen Earnhardt
Learn and Serve Coordinator
Office of Public Instruction
PO Box 202501
Helena, MT 59620
Phone: 406-444-0769


What is Service-Learning?

Service-learning is a teaching and learning strategy integrating meaningful service with academic study and reflective practice to enrich learning, build civic engagement, and strengthen communities.

Service-Learning Resources

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