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Meet Alex: Our Summer Intern

Today we’re introducing you to Alex, our summer intern! In response to COVID-19, we shifted from our traditional in-person programming at two partner sites to an expanded low-contact literacy and enrichment program at a total of five sites. Alex been instrumental in developing all of our fun and engaging curriculum for this program. We’re so fortunate […]

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The Junior League of Indianapolis: A Legacy of Impact

“There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.” – Margaret J. Wheatley That power becomes limitless when it’s joined by passion to make meaningful, positive impact and the driven members of TheJunior League of Indianapolis. For the past 15 years, the outstanding women of this organization have teamed […]

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Meet Cassie: The 2017 Education Champion

When we think of an Education Champion, sometimes we narrow our focus too much.  We think only of those who are working in the most impoverished areas, or those who are working with what we would consider the most difficult children.  It is that same narrow focus that School on Wheels’ 2017 Education Champion, Cassie […]

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Meet the Staff: Amy Gardner

Each month, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re excited to introduce you to Amy Gardner! What is your role at School on Wheels? I am the Program Manager for Cold Spring School, […]

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Meet Maria

You see adorable pictures of our kiddos working on homework. You hear amazing stories from our tutors about the “aha!” moments they experience with their students during tutoring. What you don’t see or hear as often is the work we do with the parents of the children we serve.  Did you know that we take an integrated educational […]

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Meet the Staff: Tocarra Mallard

Every few months, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re highlighting Tocarra Mallard, one of our Program Coordinators. What is your role at School on Wheels? I’m a Program Coordinator for Coburn Place. […]

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Family Matters…at Tutoring!

Volunteering as a family is a great way to spend positive time together while making a big impact in the community. Sekar and Vishnu Iyer are just one of our adult/child teams who dedicate one hour of each week to working with our kiddos at Coburn Place. Sekar and Vishnu began tutoring in August of 2017. “My favorite part about tutoring […]

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Meet the Staff: Brian Craig

Every few months, we’ll be introducing you to a new School on Wheels staff member so you can learn more about the people who make our programs run successfully! This month, we’re highlighting Brian Craig, one of our Program Coordinators. What is your role at School on Wheels? I’m a Program Coordinator for both STAR programs at […]