City Year Alumni Teachers: Continuing to Make a Difference in Education After Their Service Year
While City Year AmeriCorps members go on flourish in many different careers after their year of national service, about half of our alumni who responded to a recent survey have shared that they are active in the education sector, 16 percent of whom are currently classroom teachers. City Year now has plans to nearly double the number of alumni who enter the teaching profession by providing them with additional supports so they can more easily enter pathways into teaching.
Building Strategic Partnerships to Provide Students with Year-Round Learning Support
City Year and BellXcel are developing a new collaborative partnership because we know that for students to succeed in the classroom and beyond, they need access to engaging and rigorous opportunities for academic and social-emotional growth throughout the entire year.
A Holistic Approach to Student Success
Our Whole School Whole Child approach has provided academic and social-emotional support to thousands of students attending more than 300 high-need public schools in 28 U.S. cities. Learn more about what we learned in the process.
Mentor Moments: Connecting with Students Through Shared Experiences
To Abram Fernandez, becoming involved with the Hispanic Heritage Foundation as a scholar was about more than building his resume and gaining leadership opportunities. It opened the door for him to connect with his Mexican American culture and identity and share it with his students in Kansas City.
Photo Essay: Inspiring Girls to Believe in Themselves
Tatiyana Murray, a City Year Manchester alumnus, believes in girl power—and now the girls she mentored at Gosslar Park do too. Read their story.