Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement

Preparing engaged community members of tomorrow.

Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement (CLDE) work centers around developing students into engaged and active community members. Through education around democratic participation, centering the value of dialogue across difference, and nurturing social responsibility, SA pros focused on CLDE work are dedicated to providing students with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to make a difference in their communities. To learn more about CLDE at NASPA, connect with these communities and initiatives.

Related Groups

The CLDE focus area draw expertise from NASPA's members through the NASPA LEAD Initiative as well as the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Knowledge Community, and Student Affairs Partnering with Academic Affairs Knowledge Community's working group: Service-Learning and Community Engagement (SLCE).



Initiatives & Awards

NASPA recognizes its campuses for promoting civic learning and democratic engagement with the following awards and initiatives: