Project HERO

Helping Enhance Reading Opportunities

Project H.E.R.O is a tutoring initiative of Charleston County School District and Americorps*SC focused on closing the achievement gap through targeted literacy tutoring for 2nd graders.

Operating as usual

Charleston County School District - AppliTrack Recruitment 04/19/2013

Charleston County School District - AppliTrack Recruitment

Interested in serving in Project HERO next year? We are accepting applications now at:

If you have questions about the application process or about Project HERO please contact Katy Simison at [email protected] or 843-745-7150

Charleston County School District - AppliTrack Recruitment AppliTrack, Applicant Tracking for Educators. Online Job Employment Applications, Web Based Employment Applications for School Districts and Educational Institutions.

Project HERO Members 2012-2013 03/12/2013

Meet the members that make Project HERO Work!

Dolphin Day 02/05/2013

Lizzy and Greg at NCES put this awesome event together for the families at their school in order to promote literacy


Interested in joining the HERO team? We have a position available from now until the end of the school year. If you're interested or would like more information please contact Katy Simison at [email protected] or 843-745-7150


So proud of the schools we work with who got A's on their State Report Card--congratulations Chicora, Dunston and James Simons!!!

Induction Ceremony 10/16/2012

Induction Ceremony

Timeline photos 10/16/2012

Timeline photos


At our schools this week settling in, going over schedules before beginning tutoring on Monday, October 8th.


Happy Birthday to our full-timer at Sanders-Clyde, Sara Villarreal


Happy Birthday to our birthday bookends--Seth's was on Friday and JaQuice's is today!


Week 1 of Orientation is week we'll be in the schools assisting with Kindergarten benchmark testing


Great first day of Orientation! Can't wait to introduce our new crop of HEROes!


Its not too late to apply....we have one slot left so get your application in asap so you can join us for orientation on September 4th


If you've recently sent an email to [email protected] there are some issues with with emails getting through, and many are being bounced back...if you haven't heard back on an email that is why...if you need an immediate response to an email please try: [email protected]


It's application crunch-time! Make sure to get your information in before it is too late!


Having trouble with the Temporary Employee Application? You're not alone! Complete what you can and turn in with the Letter of Intent to get your interview scheduled :)


Dunston, Mary Ford, and Chicora Reading Celebrations were a hit! Thanks to all of our volunteers who helped make them a success! Pictures to follow next week!!!


Back to back Reading Celebrations!!! Mary Ford today and Chicora tomorrow :)


Dunston elementary is having a Reading Celebration and needs volunteers. Lots of activities!!

puppet show
face painting
jump castle
big air slide
learning lab
fire truck
air force

If you're interested, let us know! Thanks from Project HERO


All applicants who submitted an application as of 5/2/2012 should have received an email regarding next steps in the application process. Did you submit an application and didn't get email? Please contact Katy Simison at [email protected] or 843-745-7150 ext. 11


3 school days until PASS Testing begins!! If you're interested in volunteering, please contact us! :)


Check out our EVENTS!! PASS Testing is just 7 school days away and we need volunteers!!


We are now accepting applications for 2012-2013 at! Create an account to log in to the system and then create your application to submit to Project HERO! If you need help or have any questions contact Project HERO Lead Member Organizer, Katy Simison ([email protected] or 843-745-7150 ext. 11)


Due to some technical difficulties we're late posting our final 'Project HERO Works' will be up shortly


We've been busy sharing our program with more 'Dignitary Shadows' this week: Thanks for coming out Kyle Lahm & Allison Carnevale from the North Charleston Mayor's Office, Pamela Gregory from Senator DeMint's office, Bill Tuten from Senator Graham's office, Tracey Amick from Charleston County Council and Hon. Julie Armstrong Chas. Co. Clerk of Court!

AmeriCorps Week 2012 03/15/2012

AmeriCorps members from Emory on an Alternative Spring Break

Project HERO's first AmeriCorps Week


Project HERO Works for Lynn

First in our 'Project HERO Works' video series...find out how Project HERO works for member Lynn @ Burns Elementary

AmeriCorps Week 2012 03/13/2012

Project HERO's first AmeriCorps Week


What an honor to have our members recognized by the Charleston County School Board for their hard work and dedication to district students!

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