experience corps

AARP Foundation Experience Corps trains volunteers, age 50 years and over, to tutor and mentor more than 30,000 Pre-K to 3 rd grade students throughout the country. This is an excellent volunteer opportunity for adults in DC looking to get involved and make a difference in their neighborhood!
By Sarah Hollander
Por Carla Meyer
By Drew Jubera
By Carla Meyer
Shirley Dolland
By Pamela Schmid
“I enjoy reading and I enjoy learning,” said Ms. Janie Simmons.  After retiring from a 40+ year career with the government, Ms. Simmons didn’t know what she was going to do.  “I wasn’t going to let the dust accumulate under my feet,” she explained.
Barb Aaron
Es mucho menos probable que los estudiantes que no han aprendido a leer para el cuarto grado completen la escuela secundaria, y en las escuelas públicas del Distrito de Columbia solo dos tercios de los estudiantes se gradúan.
Barb Aaron
Students who don’t learn to read by fourth grade are far less likely to graduate from high school, and in D.C. public schools, only two-thirds of students are graduating.
By Sarah Hollander
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