Posted on January 23, 2023 in Updates by ADuvalZinn
JANUARY SDOH MONTH – Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently proclaimed January 2023 to be Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the impact that social determinants of health have on individuals and communities in Michigan.
MEC is committed to building the next generation of educators, advocates, and leaders. We do this by providing members with ongoing training and coaching support throughout their service. We put a lot of effort into ensuring all our AmeriCorps members
Seven months since we published our last major program update, “2022 – Year of Service”, right as the pandemic dust started to settle. That update documented the challenges MEC faced at the beginning of the pandemic:
The unfinished learning for all Michigan kids is real and the conversation is growing and has even hit the press. Michigan Education Corps (MEC) not only agrees with the Detroit Free Press article about the state’s struggle to address learning
Michigan’s education ranking varies from poll to poll, but is often found in the low 30’s (out of 50 states). The factors for this are numerous and experts often cite issues related to funding, staffing, and inequity as the main
Posted on February 7, 2022 in Updates by ADuvalZinn
MEC Summer Corps will offer unique and exciting ways for AmeriCorps members to serve their communities outside the norm of our traditional programming. We are putting the final touches on the service opportunities for our second MEC Summer Corps program.
Posted on January 14, 2022 in Updates by ADuvalZinn
As we head into the third year of the pandemic (which feels more like the tenth year), we wanted to give some background on how MEC has been impacted and how we’ve adapted our services as a result.
Building Meaningful Relationships
By: Julia, K-3 Literacy Interventionist
One of my students excitedly met me at the door to her classroom. She handed me her red “Read at Home” folder, and I opened it to see if she
Attitudes Are Contagious
Andrew – Lead Literacy Interventionist
K-3 Reading Corps – Kentwood Public Schools
There is a saying: “Attitudes are contagious; is yours worth catching?” In the past, when I worked as a teacher, I put up a poster