Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clearfield, Fayette, Franklin, Fulton, Greene, Huntingdon, Indiana, Somerset, Washington, and Westmoreland Counties
APPALACHIA INTERMEDIATE UNIT 8
Appalachia Intermediate Unit 08 will have 80 AmeriCorps members who will provide
instructional support in reading and math to K-12 students who are at risk for failure and in rural or economically distressed school districts, treat and construct infrastructures that support healthy ecosystems and watersheds; and provide social services that enhance the quality of life for individuals, families, and communities, throughout the Appalachian region of South-West and South-Central Pennsylvania. At the end of the program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for; improving the literacy or math scores of 1,500 economically disadvantaged and underperforming K-12 students; treating and constructing 20 miles of infrastructure projects on public use lands, and land that effect public land, to improve water quality; and providing 5,000 individuals with wellness outreach and life skills trainings.
Carol Overly, Program Manager
119 Park Street
Ebensburg, PA 15931
Phone: (814) 472-7690