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MDCCC Towson University America Reads/America Counts
 
 
 
The MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Towson University will address the need of Baltimore City middle school and elementary school students to achieve grade level learning in mathematics and language arts by combining TU’s America Counts program and the “TUTORS” (America Reads) program into an integrated and larger America Reads/America Counts program. In order to increase academic achievement in lower-income youth, the MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Towson University will restructure and redevelop these separate programs into a centralized America Reads & America Counts program that can then be expanded to serve additional elementary and middle schools students in the area. This project will be focused on serving children from low-income families in Baltimore City. The MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Towson University will play an active role in implementing all aspects of the project, including transitioning the existing programs from the Math Department (America Counts) and the Financial Aid Office (America Reads/TUTORS program), reinvigorating both programs, and outreaching to new elementary and middle schools to expand the program.
 
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Member Duties : The MDCCC AmeriCorps VISTA serving at Towson University will work with university and community members to coordinate tutoring and mentoring programs for K-8 students. The VISTA will assist in coordinating tutoring in reading and math for K-8 students; this will include recruiting, screening, selecting and training tutors as well as coordinating program logistics. The VISTA will organize a TU campus visit to promote college readiness among Baltimore City elementary and middle school students. The VISTA will work to expand and connect the TU Tutors Program (America Reads) and the TU America Counts programs. The VISTA will also evaluate project impact and prepare an end-of-year report.
 
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Health Coverage* ,  Training ,  Relocation Allowance . 
 
 
*For details about AmeriCorps VISTA healthcare benefits, please visit http://www.vistacampus.gov/healthcare
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps VISTA

Program
MDCCC Towson University America Reads/America Counts

Program Start/End Date
06/23/2017  -   06/22/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
College graduate

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations MARYLAND   Washington/Baltimore  

Accepting Applications
From  03/01/2017  To  04/30/2017 

Contact Stephanie Easterday
8000 York Rd
Towson   MD   21252
410-704-2082
seasterday@towson.edu
mdccc.org
 
AmeriCorps VISTA

Listing ID 71774


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