Sixteen Canadian post-secondary institutions are exploring the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification.
The goal: to enable the kind of transformational change that will position Canadian colleges and universities as leaders in partnering with communities to co-create solutions to the world's emerging complex challenges.
What is the Carnegie Classification for Community Engagement?
Carnegie Classifications comprise a leading framework for describing institutional diversity in U.S. higher education. The Community Engagement Classification is intended to support a process for institutional learning and transformation, the outcome of which is an institution in which high-quality community engagement is deeply rooted and pervasive.
What is the Canadian Pilot Cohort?
The Canadian Pilot Cohort (CPC) is a group of sixteen Canadian post-secondary institutions who have agreed to undertake the Carnegie Classification to reflect on its fit in Canadian community engagement contexts. From 2019-2020, the CPC will work together as a learning community to identify needed adjustments to the existing Classification, recommend solutions and contribute to the development of a Canadian version of the Classification, if desireable