Check out this page frequently to find out the latest news from the DPI AmeriCorps projects including press coverage received by your fellow AmeriCorps members, recommended reading and articles, and important state an national news on AmeriCorps and volunteerism.

Educating children in military families

posted Mar 21, 2012, 10:40 AM by DPI AmeriCorps

Wisconsin is committed to working at the state and local level to ensure that children of military families are afforded opportunities for educational success. The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction works to ensure that children are supported in achieving their educational goals

Join our DPI AmeriCorps Google Group

posted Jan 30, 2012, 2:09 PM by DPI AmeriCorps

Current postings include suggested reading, but we can expand the conversation. Check out the Google Group by going to:

The Progress Report: Tutoring

posted Jan 23, 2012, 1:12 PM by DPI AmeriCorps

Almost all Members report successful tutoring and mentoring experiences. Students now passing their classes, improved attitude about school, and better behavior in classroom. Based on your evaluations, many of the successes are measureable and the really wonderful stories are immeasureable.

DPI AmeriCorps - Looking for data?

posted Jan 20, 2012, 10:26 AM by DPI AmeriCorps   [ updated Jan 20, 2012, 10:27 AM ]

In four months of service you have accomplished:
  • 247 People - Number of volunteers you have recruited
        (add another 352 for the Green Bay Volunteer Center and Special Olympics!)
  • 2,568 Hours - Number of hours your volunteers have put in (another 1,412 hours for GB and SOWI)
  • 565 People - Number of volunteers that have managed or worked on your AmeriCorps projects
  • 5,561 Hours - Number of hours all volunteers have put in at your sites
  • 498 Students - Number of students you have tutored or mentored
  • 4,935 Hours - Number of hours you have spent tutoring or mentoring

AmeriCorps Week 2012!

posted Dec 28, 2011, 12:56 PM by DPI AmeriCorps

What Is AmeriCorps Week?

AmeriCorps Week is an opportunity for AmeriCorps members, alums, grantees, program partners and friends to demonstrate AmeriCorps' impact on critical issues, bring more Americans into service, and thank the community partners who make AmeriCorps possible. AmeriCorps Week shines a spotlight on AmeriCorps' impact in communities across the country in order to motivate more Americans to join AmeriCorps or volunteer in their communities. There has never been a better time to share the AmeriCorps story.

The sixth annual AmeriCorps Week will take place March10-18, 2012.

Thanks to all our ESAG Members!

posted Dec 19, 2011, 6:28 AM by DPI AmeriCorps   [ updated Jan 20, 2012, 10:03 AM ]

Good bye to all of our Every Student a Graduate AmeriCorps members. We want to thank them for all they have done for Wisconsin students, schools, and communities. Best of luck to all of you! Please stay in touch with AmeriCorps staff (Steve and Laura) so we can learn all about the wonderful things you do as alumni.
Congrats to all of you from the DPI AmeriCorps team!

November Member Check-In Powerpoint

posted Nov 28, 2011, 8:31 AM by DPI AmeriCorps

Thanks again to Ally Armstrong for her GREAT presentation last week during the November member check-in! If you missed it or want to learn more about her work with Special Olympics, be sure to click here for the powerpoint. 

We enjoyed hearing from you all. Remember, our next check-in is on January 25th at 1pm. We look forward to hearing from you again then!

Green Bay volunteers help high school students

posted Nov 8, 2011, 6:49 AM by DPI AmeriCorps   [ updated Nov 8, 2011, 6:52 AM ]

Article on DPI in Green Bay AmeriCorps members Martha Bayer, Lauren Haugh, Rhonda Kincheloe, Dana Martens, and Marti Teske:

Mark your Mark Week in Hollandale

posted Nov 4, 2011, 12:25 PM by DPI AmeriCorps

Check out our latest "featured member"- Molly Schweitzer! Her recent event during Make Your Mark week was a huge success- story and picture here.


posted Oct 28, 2011, 8:48 AM by DPI AmeriCorps

Thanks to those of you who were able to join the webinar yesterday! We enjoyed hearing from you and learning about some of your recent successes.


For those of you who missed it, you can access the recording below:


    Recording URL:

    Recording ID: ND5W28


The powerpoint is uploaded on the Google Site on the Resources page under "webinars."

Also, remember that a project calendar has been sent out via email but is also accessible via the Google calendar as well. Please save these dates so you know what’s coming up, what’s due, and what’s going on with the DPI AmeriCorps programs.


By the way, we’d love to have your help in facilitating these webinars in the future! Interested in giving it a try? Let us know!

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