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WHAT IS THE REACH
The REACH program pairs a student who needs help in reading
with a community member who wants to help a child become more successful in
school. REACH volunteer mentors follow a daily lesson plan structured to match
each student’s diagnosed needs and instructional reading level. The goal is to
accelerate student achievement.
The one-to-one attention is a vital component to building a
student’s self-esteem and self-confidence. The immediate feedback and daily
positive comments from the mentors not only boost student self-confidence, but
competency levels as well. With the help from volunteer mentors, students
receive the extra attention and encouragement they need to become better
readers and improve academic achievement.
WHO CAN VOLUNTEER?
Any person who wants to help a student succeed in school is
qualified to be a REACH mentor. Individuals, such as retirees, parents,
grandparents, high school students, college students, business persons, and members
of various civic organizations volunteer in our REACH classroom on a weekly
HOW WILL VOLUNTEERS KNOW WHAT TO DO?
All volunteers attend a brief orientation session before
working with students. REACH mentors will help students work on assignments provided by the teacher.
The school provides the plan: the mentor provides the
Killian Elementary needs YOU!
Help a child become a
Become a REACH
If you are interested
in becoming a REACH mentor,
call Corinthia Dunlap or Pamela Donaldson at 699-2981, ext. 71012 or email:
email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org