2019 recipient of the Carl V. Patton President’s Award for Outstanding University Program.
In 2018-2019, AmeriCorps members completed over 13,500 hours of service.
12 consecutive years of service to educating and empowering youth in the Metro-Atlanta area.
“We have worked tirelessly to boost our youth’s self-confidence and efficacy in STEM subjects. We make STEM come alive for our students and the ‘aha’ moments are what make this work rewarding and meaningful.”
Sarayfah Bolling, Project Director
In 2018-2019, the T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps program saw an 23% increase in student proficiency in math and science using a pre- & post-test model.
DREAMS and Digital Learners to Leaders Summer Institute is a summer program focused on developing relationships, cultural awareness, and promoting social competency of 30 metro-Atlanta middle and high school students (rising 9th – 10th graders). This three-week program exposes students to a variety of STEM leaders and pathways through speakers, experiments, and two intensive project-based summer workshops focuses on coding and gaming to understand how technology can be used to impact their community.
More Information coming soon.
What does T.E.E.M.S. stand for?
- T.E.E.M.S. stands for Technology Engineering, Environment Math and Science (T.E.E.M.S.) AmeriCorps program.
Who is eligible to serve in the T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps Program?
The T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps Program seeks candidates with:
- Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- High personal achievement and experience in math and science.
- Experience working with elementary, middle or high school aged youth
- Strong interpersonal skills, work ethic, professionalism and ability to communicate effectively with people with diverse interests, skills and backgrounds
- Experience working a fast-paced, high energy environment
- Must have at least 20 hours of availability each week
- Successful completion of a mandatory criminal background check as this position has recurring access to vulnerable populations
What is the time commitment?
- Part-time T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps members will serve alongside formal and informal educators (20hrs/week) at local schools and community organizations as a way of strengthening STEM education at the site. Part-time T.E.E.M.S. AmeriCorps members service for 10 month period beginning in September 1st and ending June 30th.
What is the placement and./or scheduling process for sites?
- Members are placed at service sites based on availability of the members and needs of the partner. School-based service typically takes place between 8AM-3PM. Afterschool service sites operate between 3PM-8PM. Members will serve in one of these capacities, not both.
How many service years can a member complete?
- A member can complete up to two years on service in the program with an education award. Additional service years can be completed without eligibility for an education award. Members are allowed to continue service within AmeriCorps as long as they are in good standing with the program and successfully complete their former year of service.
What are the program benefits?
- Part-time members will receive a living stipend of $900/month
- Loan forbearance of federal student loans
- Segal AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful completion of service term (900 hours)
- Monthly training and professional development.