AmeriCorps Spotlight

  1. Updates

This month, we’d like to spotlight and thank our AmeriCorps members for their community service and positive impact on Pennsylvania’s children in and out of the classroom.

Since the founding of AmeriCorps in 1994, AmeriCorps members have served countless communities with powerful solutions as they tackle the tough challenges we face each day: helping kids graduate from high school, responding to disasters, making neighborhoods safer, caring for seniors, supporting military veterans and families, preserving our parks and much more.

Learn more about how you can celebrate how AmeriCorps members become shining examples to others: AmeriCorps Week 2018.

 


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More Updates


May 20, 2020

Play At Home: Week of May 25, 2020 ›

Social-Emotional Skill of the Week: Social Awareness Social awareness is the ability to empathize with and understand the perspective of someone else, even though their background and culture might be different from yours. Resources for the Week of May 25, 2020 Game of the Day Challenge Are you ready to #PlayAtHome? We are challenging students…

Kids playing outdoors
Kids playing outdoors

May 15, 2020

How schools can approach recess in the 2020 school year ›

How can principals incorporate COVID-19 lessons into recess next school year? 1. Teach games that allow for physical distance. Educators can/should intentionally plan recesses that enable kids to play while meeting expectations for social or physical distance. 2. Prepare for virtual game facilitation. Kids can continue to have access to play during the school day…

May 13, 2020

Play At Home: Week of May 18, 2020 ›

Social-Emotional Skill of the Week: Self-Regulation Self-regulation is the ability to successfully manage our emotions, thoughts, and behaviors. Resources for the Week of May 18, 2020 Game of the Day Challenge Are you ready to #PlayAtHome? We are challenging students and families to learn and play one new game each day! This week’s Game Challenge…