approved preparation opportunities


Below you will find a list of optional preparation opportunities vetted by Campus Compact to help practitioners prepare to earn a micro-credential in Community Engagement Fundamentals.

Trainings will be added on a rolling basis. Please check back soon for new additions.

Available now (updated August 2019):
  • Training Opportunities
    • Online graduate course: Merrimack College: CME 6025G Community Engagement in Higher Education, instructed by Dan Sarofian-Butin, PhD. Date: Sept. 3 – December 20, 2019 (asynchronous). This course examines the contemporary community engagement movement – e.g., service-learning, civic and community engagement, community-based research – in higher education. It explores key programmatic issues such as course development, student outcomes, and community partnerships as well as core theoretical questions. The courses will focus on the limits and possibilities of community engagement in higher education through multiple frames of reference: technical, cultural, political, and conceptual.  (4 credits). Register here: For more information, contact Alexandra Harrigan at or visit


  • Communities of Practice (CoPs)
    • Virtual CoP (national). Date: October 2019 – March 2020 (6 virtual meetings). Apply here.  Application deadline: Friday, September 13, 2019, 4pm PST.