The Experience Corps model is a proven intervention with measurable benefits for students, as well as positive mental and physical health benefits for volunteers who participate. By helping young students become better readers, Experience Corps seeks to ensure a lasting legacy of strong futures, supported schools and empowered volunteers.
Program Launch: 2013
Program Data (2014-2015 school year)
Students served: 554
Volunteer tutors: 91
Tutoring hours: 11,410
Schools/centers served: 10
In the 2014-2015 school year:
- 98% of teachers reported that volunteer tutors had a moderate or strong influence on student reading and literacy performance
- 84% of participating students showed overall reading and literacy level improvement from the beginning to the end of the school year
- 94% of volunteer tutors reported that they were satisfied with the academic progress they made with students
Contact AARP Foundation Experience Corps: 312-660-8655 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Register for an Information Session to learn more about AARP Foundation Experience Corps for the school year 2016-2017.
When: Tuesday, January 10, 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Where: Chicago Police Department 12th District
1412 S. Blue Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60608
RSVP: Call 877-926-8300 and reference "AARP Foundation Experience Corps" – January 10 or register online
When: Thursday, January 12, 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.
Where: Chicago Police Department 10th District
3315 W. Ogden Ave, Chicago, IL 60623
RSVP: Call 877-926-8300 and reference "AARP Foundation Experience Corps" – January 12 or register online