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The Culturally Responsive Mindset: 7 Quotes to Teach By

by Zaretta Hammond | Aug 5, 2014 “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.”—Marcel Proust This quote by French novelist and essayist, Marcel Proust has always influenced my teaching philosophy and practice at an…..

MCPS and Project CHANGE-20 years of Partnership

The Founding Partner for Project CHANGE was the Montgomery County Public Schools System and its then Superintendent Gerry Weast. This year, the current Superintendent Dr. Jack Smith moved a motion at the Board of Education to recognize the achievements of…..

Exciting year ahead…..

As Project CHANGE moves into its 20th year, we have a lot to look back on and even more to look forward to.

Join Americorps in 2020

Positions are available mostly in June-July but sometimes positions open up during the year- so stay tuned.

Project CHANGE & Kemp Mills Excursion to University of Maryland

AmeriCorps Project CHANGE were part of a special excursion day at Kemp Mills Elementary  today where, led by member Diane Rubio, the team accompanied the Grade 4 and 5 classes to the University of Maryland, on a science adventure. The…..

There is Life After AmeriCorps- The Alumni prove it

Today Project CHANGE had a special training and Re-Union all rolled into one. The occasion was to reflect on the last few months of service and what comes next. Founder Judy Lapping ran the team through the process of using…..

The ABC’s of Financial Literacy

Today at training, Project CHANGE was treated to an expert  financial manager, Maria McElhenny, former Chevy Chase bank manager and entrepreneur. Maria did not pull any punches and said her passion is to scare young people into facing financial realities,…..

The Good News of the Half Yearly Check Ins

It is always heartening to visit all the members and their Supervisors for their Half Year Check-in and hear the good news of the amazing service delivered by the Project Change members. Of course, there are challenges but not once…..

Meeting with Supervisors Today

Always good to hear the good news and feedback from the front lines of the service- from the Member’s Supervisors, who met today at GBTLA -Project CHANGE offices, to catch up and review the  last 6 months. Here are some…..

MYSCORE-Project CHANGE innovating a new Approach

WHY THE APPROACH? Our students these days are used to being tested on a regular basis. Critics  would say, they are tested more than they are taught. The teachers and the test givers obtain the students’ scores, share them with…..