Arizona Board of Regents, University of Arizona

Contact Information

PO Box 210158
Tucson, AZ 85721 - 0158
(520) 390-2344
FY 2016 AmeriCorps State and Territory Commission Fixed and EAP (New and Cont)

Executive Summary

The University of Arizona Center for Recruitment and Retention of Mathematics Teachers (CRR) proposes enlisting 60 AmeriCorps members who will serve in the AmeriCorps Math Teaching and Learning Improvement Program (AMTLIP) as mathematics tutors (40) and teachers (20) in high-need schools in Tucson and surrounding areas. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for providing 46,000-51,960 total hours of mathematics tutoring and teaching intervention to improve students' mathematics performance as measured by a 65% increase on the district post-test (the current average increase is 25%).

This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Education - improving student academic performance in Science, Technology, Engineering, and/or Mathematics (STEM). The CNCS investment will be $22,773.

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