Experience Corps® (EC) is a program that brings older adults into public elementary schools to improve academic achievement of students, through one-to-one tutoring, small group academic help and assisting teachers. It has been in existence for over 13 years and currently operates in 20 cities across the country. EC members provide a range of services at various levels of engagement.
Morrow-Howell, N., McCrary, S., Hong, S.-I., & Blinne, W. (2008, October). Experience Corps: The volunteer experience (CSD Research Brief No. 08-31). St. Louis, MO: Washington University, Center for Social Development.