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Gail Robinson

Senior Advisor, Community College National Center for Community Engagement

Gail Robinson is an education consultant who works with faculty, staff and administrators at colleges, universities and nonprofit organizations to develop service learning and community engagement programs. She serves as senior advisor to the Community College National Center for Community Engagement; consults on higher education civic engagement initiatives in the U.S., Pakistan, the Middle East and North Africa for Innovations in Civic Participation; and assists on college completion issues with The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy. She has designed and delivered professional development workshops and institutes for Campus Compact and some of its state affiliates. Ms. Robinson was the director of service learning for the American Association of Community Colleges from 1994 to 2012, managing federal and nonfederal grant projects and administering more than 125 college grants. She directed AACC’s national data collection, evaluation and research on community college service learning initiatives; served as co-editor of AACC’s "A Practical Guide for Integrating Civic Responsibility into the Curriculum" and designed its companion online video training modules; and authored numerous articles, reports and monographs. Ms. Robinson was the convener of Service Learning in Higher Education—a group that comprised more than 50 Washington, D.C.-area associations, organizations and institutions—and served on the board of directors of the National Society for Experiential Education and the International Association for Research on Service-Learning and Community Engagement.