Rend Lake College
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2011
Thirty AmeriCorps members will implement a tutoring/mentoring program for 3rd-8th grade providing tutoring to each of 240 students per week. The program will be designed to foster good study habits(improve homework completion), and encourage positive behaviors(reduction in disciplinary referrals). Also 13 AmeriCorps members will help with the Regional Volunteerism Conference and ACCESS SI to establish virtual family resource centers. Seven of those members serving in environmental education to help children, and their families learn more about environmental stewardship.