Watch this short news clip of the program in action at MFS Community School, Whitcomb Elementary:
Senior mentoring program seeks state funding to expand
More than 50 senior mentors are volunteering in 11 area schools through a program at Metropolitan family Service.
This national intergenerational tutoring and mentoring literacy program matches volunteers age 50+ with at-risk students in Portland area elementary schools, to strengthen their likelihood for academic success. MFS Experience Corps is evidenced-based for 3rd grade reading; a key benchmark for student success.
|Currently, this MFS program:
Percentage of classroom teachers reporting notable impact on student outcomes:
Click below for the full story from KGW 8: