The purpose of the Maryland Mentor Corps (formerly America Reads*America Counts*Partners in Print), a partnership between the University of Maryland and Prince George's County Public Schools, is to provide a high quality mentoring program that enriches learning opportunities for college students, elementary school students, and the local community.
The Maryland Mentor Corps (MMC) is home to several academic enrichment programs:
► Maryland Reading Program (formerly America Reads): Mentors work one-on-one with 1st and 2nd grade students who are struggling with reading.
► Maryland Math Program (formerly America Counts): Mentors work 1:1 or in small groups with 4th graders who are struggling with math.
►Maryland Family Literacy Program: Mentors provide 1:1 and small group English Language tutoring and conversation practice for local adults.
►NEW PROGRAM (limited slots available)! Higher Achievement Middle School Reading & Mentoring Program: Work with a small group of 5th-8th grade scholars as they engage in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
►NEW PROGRAM (limited slots available)! Latino Student Fund K-5 Virtual Tutoring: Provide virtual tutoring (via Zoom) in reading and/or mathematics to local elementary school students.