Building Bright Futures

The GO Foundation taps the power of national service to provide high-dosage tutoring, mentorship, and enrichment opportunities to students at GO’s partner schools. You will change lives as a GO Fellow.

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GO Fellowship

We help children realize their full human potential through the efforts of GO Fellows. A GO Fellow gives a year of service as part of the federal AmeriCorps program, providing high-dosage tutoring and mentoring students at partner schools throughout the Northeast.

Past Fellows have found the experience to be among the most challenging and rewarding of their lives. It has provided them with the skills and experience to begin a career in education or simply to give back to the community before going on to pursue a career outside of education. Many report that the experience is what set them apart from others when applying to graduate school or to competitive job openings.

About the Program
In Classroom tutoring by a Teacher Fellow
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Fellow Impact

GO Fellows serve as tutors, supplementing the instruction that students receive in the classroom. As a Fellow, you’ll also serve as a mentor and role model for the future that students themselves hope to achieve. Your work will:

  • Help students and their families stay connected
    to their school

  • Close the achievement gap between urban students
    and their suburban peers

  • Propel students to succeed in college and career

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As a Fellow, your year of service will be spent in one of the partner schools, where you’ll provide tutoring in English and math during the school day, working with students using instructional materials aligned with those used in the classroom. You’ll also be a mentor to a small number of students, lead after-school programming, and help keep students and their families connected to the school.

GO partners with schools throughout the Northeast, from Washington, D.C., to Hartford, Connecticut. We choose partner schools that share our belief in a “Growth Mindset” for their students. Our work is based on an approach that started over a decade ago at the Great Oaks Legacy Charter School in Newark, New Jersey.

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Thank you for your interest in GO Foundation! If you have questions about our AmeriCorps Fellowship program, GO partners and charter schools, or the GO Foundation itself, please use the form below to get in touch.