2022 Year of Service Update

July Update 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:

2022 – Year of Service

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. It is

Building Meaningful Relationships

Building Meaningful Relationships By: Julia, K-3 Literacy Interventionist Reeths-Puffer Schools 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

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

Racing to Read

Racing to Read Beth, K-3 Literacy Interventionist Mount Pleasant Public Schools I picked up my friend from class and we were walking to the Reading Corps room to start our session. My friend skips down the hallway, a little too

Be The Change

Be The Change Nehe-Miah, K-3 Reading Corps Member University Prep Schools, Detroit, MI What does service mean to you? I define service as providing support or assistance where there may be gaps. What inspired you to join AmeriCorps and serve

Unlocking a love for reading

MEC Member Spotlight Jennifer, K-3 Reading Corps Member Decatur Public Schools What does service mean to you? Serving with AmeriCorps gives me the opportunity to help inspire and shape our future generations. It means serving as a role model to