FACE Education Service Corps

 

Agency: Denver Public Schools 

Program Description: More than 600 members of all ages in the Family and Community Engagement (FACE) Education Service Corps support students and families at Denver Public School sites across the city.  Members’ service focuses on providing multi-generation wrap-around supports to students and family members including attendance interventions, small group instruction, increasing college and career readiness, and strengthening family engagement in the school site.

Program Accomplishments:

  • More than 3,000 students receive attendance support annually
  • AmeriCorps members increase their students’ attendance by 3%, approximately 36 additional hours of instructional time over the school year
  • 3,000 students received small group instruction in 37 school sites during the 2017-18 school year

Program Contact: Jason Newcomer, jason_newcomer@dpsk12.org

Website: https://my.americorps.gov/mp/listing/viewListing.do?id=33796&fromSearch=true  

Facebook: facebook.com/denverpublicschoolsamericorps1