1000 Hours.

Today I reached 1,000 hours towards my AmeriCorps requirement of 1700 hours over the course of my term of service. According to the Corporation for National and Community Service’s website, "Since the program’s founding in 1994, more than 800,000 AmeriCorps members have contributed more than 1 billion hours in service across America." I have earned … Continue reading 1000 Hours.

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An Average Day in the Life of (this) AmeriCorps Member

AmeriCorps members have long days. Some longer than others depending on where you serve. At Apopka’s NDMVA site, members serve in various locations including local high schools, middle schools, elementary schools, colleges and a domestic violence shelter. Though my schedule varies slightly at the high school and for special events – this is a glimpse … Continue reading An Average Day in the Life of (this) AmeriCorps Member

@NBCNews, educators, national leaders and Twitter users talk education at #EducationNation

This week, NBC News has been hosting the fourth annual Education Nation summit, exploring the central theme "What It Takes". Or "What It Takes” for us as a nation to ensure students are successfully prepared for college, career and beyond," according to Education Nation's official website. Naturally, since education is an important topic in the … Continue reading @NBCNews, educators, national leaders and Twitter users talk education at #EducationNation