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Summer Learning Associate
 
 
 
Literacy Mid-South is an intermediary organization working with programs over the summer who serve at-risk readers. Literacy Mid-South Summer Associates will work on-site at programs across the city of Memphis. Summer Associates will be charged with implementing effective programming and ensuring quality data-measures for summer reading programs. Without quality programming over the summer, at risk-readers are likely to lose at least three months of reading achievement. Summer programming has a massive impact on the educational outcomes for low-income youth. This program will provide associates with the opportunity to prevent the devastating effects of summer learning loss and learn about educational assessment procedures and reading instruction theories.
 
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.




Member Duties : Pre- and Post-Assessments Learn about assessments for literacy in elementary education programs Support reading programming and other educational activities Work as a group to help sub-sites implement effective pre- and post-assessments Ensure monitoring of assessment procedures Monitor dosage tracker usage. Parent Engagement Research parent engagement best practices Understand current parent engagement practices for the organization Plan and implement parent engagement activities and programs Monitor attendance for the program Connect with students who have at-risk attendance over the summer Reach out to parents and families for students with at-risk attendance Site-support Step in for programming if needed to maintain ratio requirements Prep work for the next day Observe programming to monitor procedural compliance Put together a list of observations and meet with appropriate staff to address areas of need
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Living Allowance . 
 
 
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Terms :
Car recommended ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Children/Youth ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Leadership ,  Community Organization ,  Education ,  Non-Profit Management ,  Youth Development ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
Summer Learning Associate

Program Start/End Date
06/11/2018  -   08/06/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations TENNESSEE  

Accepting Applications
From  02/25/2018  To  06/01/2018 

Contact Sam Mattson
PO Box 111229
Memphis   TN   38111
9013276000
smattson@literacymidsouth.org
www.literacymidsouth.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 67017


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