Forrest Clift

About: Forrest Clift

  • Role : Associate Director, Center for Educational Partnerships, GVSU
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  • Experience : 15 years
  • Specialist in : Service Learning, Grant Writing

Forrest is an Associate Director in the Center for Educational Partnerships in GVSU’s College of Education and oversees the development of the S2S program. His current academic work focuses on inquiry models of instruction, writing and curriculum, and developing experiential programs utilizing service-learning. His work at GVSU has allowed him to work with service-learning experts Cathryn Berger Kaye and Dr. Shelley Billig in developing professional development experiences. Forrest is a past fellow of the Lake Michigan Writing Project (LMWP) and is a certified Teacher Consultant. His publications include chapters in textbooks, including co-authoring the chapter, Community Development in the textbook Leadership in Nonprofit Organizations. He is currently working on his dissertation to complete his Doctorate in Educational Leadership through Eastern Michigan University.