Volume 2, Number 10 - February 06, 2012

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Service-Learning Offered With ASPIRA

By Shannen Mirarchi
shannen.mirarchi001@mymdc.net

Miami Dade College students may sign up for a service-learning project with ASPIRA, a national organization dedicated to developing and expanding leadership goals.

The organziation owns a Florida charter school, Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, located near MDC’s Wolfson Campus.

ASPIRA is a mentoring program that requires volunteers at a higher educational level with a passion to help and inspire others. MDC students, mentor the students in the EMH Charter School with the idea to counsel and teach them the process of continuing their education after high school. 

“This program has grown from roughly 10 students to nearly 80, from just a handful of MDC mentors to nearly 50 over the last 6 years,” said assistant principal for ASPIRA Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, Garrick S. Keidan.

For more information, contact:
Garrick S. Keidan
Assistant Principal of ASPIRA Eugenio Maria de Hostos
(305) 576.1512
garrick_keidan@dadeschools.net


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