Center for Success – Partner Spotlight

MEC Summer Corps – Partner Spotlight Center for Success Network Serving Students in Detroit & Pontiac What is the mission of your organization? The mission of Center for Success Network is to unite community and literacy to empower students in

A Love for Reading

A Love for Reading Christina – MEC Summer Corps Detroit Public Schools Community District The most rewarding part of my service experience has been watching students fall in love with reading. For some students, this comes pretty quickly and naturally

4 Years of Growth

4 Years of Growth INTERVIEW WITH Kelly Johnson K-3 READING CORPS ALUM – Minnesota & Michigan Kelly completed her 4th year of service with MEC this past 20-21 school year. Her first year with AmeriCorps was the 2015-16 school year

Reaching Out

Reaching Out Marion Martyres, MEC Summer Corps Ypsilanti Community Schools Serving at Perry Early Learning Center has really been an experience where I learned more about myself and how important it is to be open to people. My service at

Partner Spotlight – Reeths-Puffer Schools

MEC Summer Corps – Partner Spotlight Reeth-Puffer Schools – Muskegon County What is the mission of your organization? The mission of Reeths-Puffer Schools is to maximize the potential of all students and prepare them to compete and contribute as caring,

Partner Spotlight – Ferndale Public Schools

MEC Summer Corps – Partner Spotlight Ferndale Public Schools – Oakland County What is the mission of your organization? At FPS, we are a school family of continual learners. We support each and every student to develop their purpose, plan,

“I love books!”

“I love books!” Megan – MEC Summer Corps Member ReadGR, Grand Rapids, MI Growing up in a household that had many books to choose from, it is easy to think that everyone has access to the same library of reading

Building Confidence, Skills and Knowledge

Building Confidence, Skills and Knowledge Interview WITH Katerina Demo K-3 Reading Corps Alum Meet Katerina –¬†Katerina Demo is finishing up her college career in Grand Rapids, Michigan. She has a passion for education and working with children so that

Partner Spotlight – Refugee Education Center

MEC Summer Corps Partner Spotlight Refugee Education Center Serving Kent & Ottawa Counties What is the mission of the Refugee Education Center? We support refugees in their journey to become fully participating members of the West Michigan community. We envision

Meet Jessica – MEC’s Newest Staff Member

Interview with Jessica Grohs Lead Coaching Specialist & Training Manager Jessica Grohs began her new role as MEC’s Lead Coaching Specialist and Training Manager on June 1, 2021. Previously, Jessica was the first Michigan Math Coaching Specialist for Michigan Education