Contact Information

359 Fenwick Rd
Bldg 263
Fort Monroe, VA 23651 - 1054
(757) 838-2330
Commission AmeriCorps State FY 2014

Executive Summary

Alternatives will have 53 AmeriCorps Members who will provide mentoring, implement pro-social skill building instruction, and provide academic enrichment activities at Jane H Bryan Elementary in Hampton, and at Horace H Epes Elementary, Willis A Jenkins Elementary, and LF Palmer Elementary in Newport News, VA. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps Members will be responsible for impacting 1066 unduplicated number of students by increasing the pro-social skills of 650 PreK-1 students; increasing the literacy knowledge and skills of 336 students grades 3-5; increasing the critical thinking skills of 120 students grades 3-5; and leveraging 144 K-5th grade students in service learning to implement 12 community service projects addressing school and/or community needs.

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of School Turnaround. The CNCS investment of $269,057 will be matched with $183,451, $131,232 of state/local funding and $52,219 in private/other funding.

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