January 19, 2014

AmeriCorps volunteer of the month at the REAL School

Mackworth Island, Falmouth – December 2013

AmeriCorps of the Month Member: Max Brandstadt
Max is a full-time AmeriCorps member who serves at the REAL School on Mackworth Island. Currently, Max serves as a classroom-based service-learning team leader. Max’s primary responsibilities include helping students with academic tasks, designing and implementing service-learning projects, and helping to differentiate learning for all students. Max is a 2013 graduate of Bowdoin College with a BA in Asian Studies and Classical Studies. At Bowdoin, Max was also the co-president of the Bowdoin Outing Club where he organized and taught whitewater kayak classes and led other wilderness adventures throughout the state. Since graduation, Max has lead youth programming in Wyoming, applied to graduate school, and served as an AmeriCorps member at the REAL School.
In the month of December, Max continued his pattern of excellence at the REAL School by being a stalwart member of our team. Max helped to design a specialized winter camping trip, helped coordinate fundraising efforts for ongoing service-learning projects, and helped veteran classroom teacher MarieReidman implement a differentiated literacy curriculum.

Learn more about us at www.realschool.org, or our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/
realschoolamericorps), or call Susan Burns Chong at 207-781-6207.

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