Coaching with Care

Coaching With Care Interview with Stephanie K-3 READING CORPS Master Coach Before becoming as Master coach for MEC, Stephanie always had a career in education. Stephanie was a teacher and reading interventionist in Detroit Public Schools Community District and also

Bridging the Literacy Gap in Flint

Bridging the Literacy Gap in Flint Interview with Jasmin K-3 Reading Corps & LeaderCorps Alum Jasmin is a proud Flint native who has a passion to uplift her community. After graduating from Flint Northwestern High school, she longed for a

Smiles with Tiles

Smiles with Tiles Allison, K-3 Reading Corps Member Kentwood Public Schools Today I got to do one of my favorite activities, Word Construction’s Tutor Models Building Words with Tiles. I love to move the tiles around to create words; in
Above & Beyond – The Call of Service Interview with Shari, Internal Coach K-3 Reading Corps Alum – Flint Community Schools Shari is 78 years old and has been married 61 years and has 3 married children, 5 grandchildren and

Practice Makes Improvement

Practice Makes Improvement Allison, K-3 Reading Corps Member Ferndale Public Schools We are all committed to learning and growing this year of service. Part of improvement is vulnerability and discomfort. I’ve noticed with some students struggle with making mistakes, and

Morning Hellos to Major Breakthroughs

Morning Hellos to Major Breakthroughs Interview with Mandi K-3 Reading Corps Member Mandi is a second year MEC K-3 Reading Corps member with a true passion for helping others. She joined MEC in the 2019-2020 school year after working in

You’re my Best Friend

You’re my best friend Jon, K-3 Literacy Interventionist During the switch from in-person learning at Mackenzie to fully virtual, I lost access to a portion of my students due to a variety of technical hurdles. One of these students was

Investing in Future Leaders

Investing in Future Leaders Interview with Megan K-3 Reading Corps Member Megan is a 3rd year MEC member. She was looking for a service opportunity that would benefit the children in her community. After volunteering at her local school, she

Even Virtual Learning Is Fun

Even Virtual Learning is Fun Tatum, K-3 Literacy Interventionist I was not sure how this year would go, especially with everything being virtual. For being my first year serving as a K-3 Reading Corps Interventionist, I was nervous about making

Inspiring Students – This Year & Beyond

Inspiring Students – This Year & Beyond Interview with Christina K-3 Reading Corps Member Christina is a 3rd year MEC member with a strong desire to help disadvantaged individuals within her community to reach their fullest potential. A psychology major