|Stephanie Allen Huskey|
The Servant Leadership/Service-Learning Portfolio contains authentic artifacts of the student’s work throughout the duration of the service learning program, is an important part of the graduate service requirement. Students should be introduced to the portfolios during TWC 101 and reviewed often during TWC 102. Students are required to collect several artifacts for the Service-Learning Portfolio, and TWC 101/102 instructors should make sure students are knowledgeable of the requirements.
- Résumé – Student should consult the Career Development Center to create and continuously update their resumes. Sample Resume Resume Worksheet Resume Grading Rubric
- Autobiography – Written during the senior year to include all reflections of college experiences. Rubric
- Philosophy of Servant Leadership – Written during the junior or senior year to include all reflections of one’s service experiences. **Rough draft will be written during Freshman year.**
- Student Opportunity for Service Forms (SOS) –Must be completed for every agency a student has served. This form evaluates the student’s experience with the community party and provides valuable feedback for our Community Partners. Sample Form A Helpful Huskey Document
- Student Evaluation of Leadership Form (SELF) – Must be completed each spring semester. Sample Form
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- Journal Reflections – At the conclusion of a service experience, a student should turn in a comprehensive reflection of their experience using designated reflection questions. This will be a requirement of any SL designated class, including TWC 102. Students doing service on their own should also be reflecting on their service experiences each year and place these reflections in the portfolio. Reflection Questions
- Scholarly Papers (Evidence of gains in writing) and Professional Presentations (Evidence of gains in speaking)
- Research Projects/Papers – From any course taken on campus or any research presented in a professional capacity.
- Evidence of the Five Pillars of Leadership – Any evidence showing proficiency of Communication Skills, Information Literacy, Global Awareness, Teamwork, and Critical Thinking can be placed here. This can include awards, scholarly papers, presentations, or research projects addressing these issues, pictures, etc. Reflective journals submitted for an SL course with instructor comments showing progress in these areas can also be submitted. Pillars of Leadership as in QEP
- Rubrics/Assessments/Surveys – HESL results or any leadership rubric (Myers Briggs, True Colors, etc.)
- Evidence of Community Service Activities – A copy of any completed Volunteer Logs serves as evidence. Also, any pictures of a student’s experience are welcome (and encouraged) to be placed here. Sample Log
- Evidence of Servant Leadership Experiences – Any document denoting the student as a leader or letters from a credible source serves as evidence. Also, any pictures of a student’s experience are welcome (and encouraged) to be placed here.
- Community Partnership Forms – Students should be sure to give these forms to their community partner prior to the last service experience with the agency with the top portion regarding the student’s name, agency name, etc. already completed. The community partner should complete the form and send it to the Center for Servant Leadership. A copy for the portfolio can be obtained by contacting the Center for Servant Leadership. For large groups, the Community Partner may choose to only complete one evaluation for the whole group and submit it to the Center for Servant Leadership. Sample form A Helpful Huskey Document
- Accomplishments and Awards – Copies or pictures of the award can be placed here.
- Professional Development Opportunities – Any documentation of an event attended to increase professional development (from the Career Center, student organizations, conferences, etc.) can serve as evidence. Letters from a credible source may also be considered.
- Assessment Results/Evidence of Academic Competence – CBASE Scores, ETS major Field Test Scores, Praxis I and II Scores, NCLEX-RN Scores, ACAT Scores, Senior Exit Interview Scores, etc.