COMMUNITY ACADEMIC CENTER

SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky AmeriCorps Student Teaching Fellows:

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky Student Teaching Fellows are Buffalo State elementary, secondary, and exceptional education majors who are committed to community service and urban education in Buffalo.

Student teaching students, through AmeriCorps will earn $2,114 for completing 675 hours of service. The bulk of service will be through student teaching and the semester before student teaching placement will be in community organizations or connecting with community organizations working in schools.

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky Student Teaching Fellows flyer

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky Student Teaching Fellows application

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky AmeriCorps Tutoring Fellows:

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky Tutoring Fellows are Buffalo State sophomores in good standing who are committed to community service and urban education in Buffalo. Fellows must commit to  two consecutive semesters (spring 2014 and fall 2014) of service and complete 300 hours of service to receive the education award.

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky AmeriCorps Tutoring Fellows flyer

Dr. Aaron Podolefsky AmeriCorps Tutoring application

 Service-Learning Coordination for the School of Education:

The CAC provides support to faculty, students, and community organizations that have service-learning partnerships. For the 2012-2013 academic year, the CAC assisted nine faulty teaching 16 courses to 417 students at 34 community partners for 12,055 hours of service.

Monthly Service Corps:

Monthly Service Corps is an opportunity for Buffalo State Students and youth from the West Side of Buffalo to come together to volunteer for a Saturday afternoon. Buffalo State students work with youth in local schools to identify, design, and perform a service project on the West Side. Last year, 71 Buffalo State students and 24 students from Lafayette and McKinley High School dedicated a combined total of 285 hours of service to benefit our West Side neighborhood. Past projects have included school beautification, gardening, and housing rehabilitation. Tentative service dates for the 2013-2014 academic year will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

Spring 2014 Monthly Service Corps:

Welcoming Our New Neighbors - Saturday, March 1st 12:30-4:30pm at Buffalo State

Buffalo State students and high school youth will meet on campus to create welcome kits for newcomer refugee youth and their families in the CAC Buffalo Beginnings program.

To Be Announced Saturday, April 26th 12:30-4:30pm

Students will meet at a West Side location and join local youth at a service site in Buffalo.

 

 Service-Learning Coordination for the School of Education:

The CAC provides support to faculty, students, and community organizations that have service-learning partnerships. For the 2012-2013 academic year, the CAC assisted nine faulty teaching 16 courses to 417 students at 34 community partners for 12,055 hours of service.