Member Spotlight: Gary Mason, Teach For America-AL Member
Meet Gary Mason, 3rd grade SS and Science Teacher, currently serving with Oliver Elementary School, a service site of the Teach For America-AL AmeriCorps program.
1. What motivated you to join AmeriCorps? AmeriCorps provided the opportunity to join the mission for equal educational opportunity for our lower income communities.
2. What would you like to get out of this service opportunity? I want to get networking opportunities from this service.
3. What will your service focus on for the 2019-20 program year? During this program year, my service will focus on maximizing student achievement by having them grow 1.6 years in reading.
4. What are your plans after AmeriCorps? After AmeriCorps, I want to continue to build the community.
Thank you for your service, Gary!