Columbia Public Schools: Grant Elementary School

Partner Type

Education, Children & Youth

Description and Mission

In a cooperative effort with parents and the community, Grant School seeks to help all children reach their academic, intellectual, social, and creative potential within a safe and nurturing environment. The mentoring program seeks to enhance this growth by partnering students with caring community members who support them in weekly enrichment activities and experiences.


Service-learning students can assist with the Mentoring Club on Thursday afternoons from 3 to 4:45 Time will be spent reading with a child, having a snack and supporting the student in a teacher lead activity. This program will involve a one to one match between a college student and a kindergarten or first grade Grant student.

Special emphasis and skills:

Reading Proficiency, Child Enrichment Activities, Cultural & Social Assimilation, Life Skills Training, Youth Emphasis

Contact Information:

Kerry Franz-Quinn

10 E. Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: (573) 214-3520


How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.