Stories of Service
AmeriCorps members in Minnesota have amazing stories to tell.
Welcome to our Stories of Service blog! Every day, Minnesota AmeriCorps programs and their members transform lives and get things done. Their actions and impact shows exactly what service to your state is all about. These are their stories. Subscribe to our newsletter to get them sent directly to your inbox.
AmeriCorps Members and Alumni Can Now Design Their Lives with a New Benefit
Dean Kephart from ServeMinnesota is now offering a “Design Your Life” course for AmeriCorps members and alumni. Learn more.
Evidence-Based Practices Boost Students’ Math Skills in Math Corps
Researchers constantly evaluate programs like Math Corps to find the best ways to help students.
AmeriCorps Scholar Coaches Help Overcome the Achievement Gap in this Innovative Program
The AmeriCorps members serving as Scholar Coaches in the Total Learning Classroom (TLC) program at a Minneapolis school are helping
From AmeriCorps to State Office, Rep. Ami Wazlawik’s Career Exemplifies Service to Community
Minnesota State Legislator Ami Wazlawik is probably similar to a lot of elected officials who say they have public service
5 Take-Aways from the 2018-19 Reading Corps and Math Corps Program Evaluation
By Sadie O’Connor, Managing Director of Reading & Math Inc. (Reading Corps and Math Corps) Over 18 million minutes of
Research Notes: PreK Math Pilot Shows Significant Results
Minnesota students’ declining math scores are a worry for so many reasons: The math courses that students take in high
How to Donate Using Money from Your IRA
Did you know that you might be eligible to make a tax-free donation directly to ServeMinnesota from your individual retirement account (IRA)?
Service to the Community is Legacy for Giver and Receiver
AmeriCorps celebrates 25 years of serving communities.
How AmeriCorps Provided Grounding for This Future Educator
“I was struck by how many different ways I was impressed by the students I got to work with.”
Math Corps Students Get a New High-Tech Way to Boost Fact Fluency
Remember the commercial, “There’s an app for that”? Math Corps tutors are about to start quoting it quite a bit
ServeMinnesota Team Launches New Data Management System for Math Corps
The ServeMinnesota Research & Development team recently launched a new Math Corps Data Management System.
‘We’re Going to Practice Math Until You Get Better:’ A Recent Retiree Finds a Good Fit as a Math Corps Member
Therese Folsom found a meaningful new chapter in her life as a Math Corps member in Zimmerman, Minnesota.
KARE-11 Features ServeMinnesota and Math Corps on ‘Breaking the News with Jana Shortal’
A Minnesota Math Corps member discusses her service as she spends a gap year helping students with math, and David Parker of ServeMinnesota talks about our data-driven practices.
How Reading Corps and Math Corps Can Offset Special Education Costs
Reading Corps and Math Corps have not only helped our students to learn how to read and perform better in math, these programs have also saved our district in costs.
How the Family Child Care Program Gives PreK Kids a ‘Head Start’
Minnesota Reading Corps in Family Child Care helps reach children during their first stages of development to address issues early.