About Minnesota Math Corps | Driving math proficiency in Minnesota

Minnesota Math Corps continues to grow its base of tutors and students every year. Since 2007, Math Corps has reached nearly 20,000 students by training and placing much-needed tutors in schools across Minnesota. The program has plans to place more than 200 tutors in over 200 elementary, middle and junior high schools during the 2017-2018 school year.

 

Program Overview

Minnesota Math Corps is an AmeriCorps program that provides trained math tutors for students grades four through eight.

Americorps 

Minnesota Math Corps is an AmeriCorps program. AmeriCorps, often called the “domestic Peace Corps”, is a network of national service programs that engage more than 75,000 Americans each year in intensive service to meet critical needs in education, public safety, health, and the environment. Created in 1993, AmeriCorps is part of the Corporation for National and Community Service, which also oversees Senior Corps and Learn and Serve America. Together these programs engage more than 2 million Americans of all ages and backgrounds in service each year. Individuals who serve in local programs like Minnesota Math Corps are making a commitment to give of themselves to make an impact in our community. They believe that they can make a difference – that it is our world and our chance to make it better. To learn more about AmeriCorps, visit www.americorps.gov.

Minnesota Math Corps 

Minnesota Math Corps started in 2007 in the St. Cloud School District in partnership with St. Cloud State University. Math Corps has expanded into new sites each year, with more than 100 tutors currently serving in more than 100 sites statewide.