Our Mission

ACES is a national/state AmeriCorps program that began at MDC's Wolfson Campus in April 2018.

Our mission is to provide comprehensive support that enables disadvantaged students, beginning in high school and continuing through college, to enroll in and succeed in STEM coursework, pursue STEM degrees and participate in STEM careers.

Our Service Model

Our members serve as Learning Assistants and Interventionists both at the College and High School level. Members work alongside faculty and staff in classrooms and tutoring labs to provide small group and one-on-one support and peer mentoring.

Services and Eligibility

Requirements

  • Must be at least 17 years old with parental/guardian consent.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen, U.S. National, or lawful permanent resident.
  • Completion of subject courses with a grade of “B” or higher or pass a competency test.
  • Must demonstrate leadership skills, take initiative and work well in team setting.
  • Must commit to completing 900 hours of service beginning in January and ending in December.
  • Must pass a national ciminal history background check, an FBI background check and a local background check,. Must also be cleared through the national Sex Offender database (www.nsopw.gov). Entering into service is contingent on passing these background checks.

Our Partners

miami-dade county public schools logo urban paradise guild logo miami-dade county parks logo

Sponsors

miami dade college logo volunteer florida logo AmeriCorps logo

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