Project CARE Plus stands for Citizens Active in Reading Education Plus. This program is an academic mentoring program that has been in place since 1996 and assists the elementary grade students in their classroom learning process. in 2012-13, 340 volunteers gave children 6,000 hours of educational support and self confidence. Volunteers work in the schools each week, assisting small groups of students with reading, language fluency, or math.
For information about becoming a mentor, please visit:
If you are interested in helping to make a difference in the lives of children or would like more information, please contact:
W.A. Johnson School: Sue Vitale 630.766.2605
Tioga School: Lisa Simoncelli and Laura Butz 630.766.2602
Blackhawk Middle School: Project CARE desk 630.766.2601