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Member Spotlight: Talisa Reaves, AIST AmeriCorps member


Meet Talisa Reaves, serving with the AmeriCorps Instructional Support Team in Butler County. She serves at W. O. Parmer Elementary School.

What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? I was motivated to join AmeriCorps because of my love for children and I wanted to give back to my community.

What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I would like to gain some experience which will help me further my career goals.

What will your service focus on for the 2018-2019 program year? During this program year, my service will focus on providing direct support to economically disadvantaged students in grades K-2. Our goal is to improve performance in literacy and math as measured by the pre- and post standardized tests which demonstrates improved academic performance.

What are your plans after AmeriCorps? I plan on finishing school and I want to pursue a career in education. I love working with children and I want to utilize my experience with AmeriCorps to continue to grow in this field.

Thank you for your service Talisa!


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