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AARP Foundation Experience Corps - Casa Grande

AARP Foundation Experience Corps is an intergenerational volunteer-based tutoring program that is proven to help children who aren’t reading at grade level become great readers by the end of third grade. We inspire and empower adults 50 and older to serve in their community and disrupt the cycle of poverty by making a lasting difference in the lives of America’s most vulnerable children.

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.

AARP Foundation Experience Corp Pinal-Casa Grande is hosted by the following agencies:

  • City of Casa Grande
  • Pinal Alliance for Economic Growth
  • Casa Grande Elementary School District

The following schools will serve as program sites for 2020-2021: 

  • Cottonwood
  • Evergreen 
  • Saguaro Elementary Schools

Program Launch: Fall 2020

School District Served: Casa Grande Elementary School District

Informational sessions will be held throughout the summer:
Online at or, in person at the Casa Grande Main Library by appointment.


Caryl Chase, Program Manager
Contact Phone:(520)421-8710, Ext. 5103