A Glimpse into MEC’s Ongoing Member Coaching and Training

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

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

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,

Student Growth – A Team Effort

Student Growth – A Team Effort Interview with Jen K-3 Reading Corps Master Coach Jen Thomas is a five-year Master Coach for Michigan Education Corps’ Reading Corps program. She was originally connected with the program while teaching in Detroit, as

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

Michigan Education Corps’ Beginnings: An Interview with Renee Borg

Michigan Education Corps’ Beginnings An Interview with Renee Borg, Director of PRogramming and Operations Renee Borg, Director of Programming and Operations has worked with Michigan Education Corps (MEC) since its inception in 2012 as Michigan Reading Corps. In our conversation,

Interview with Alison Mellon, K-3 Reading Corps Master Coach

Alison Mellon is a second-year Master Coach for Michigan Education Corps’ K-3 Reading Corps. In her education career that spans over 3 decades, she has served as a classroom teacher in Detroit and Charlevoix Public Schools, a literacy consultant at