That's the idea behind the University of Illinois Springfield's Project Midstate Student Support. Our motto, "helping local students become local teachers" has been in effect since the program's inception in 1992. We believe Springfield's educators of tomorrow are sitting in Springfield's classrooms today; and we exist to reap that harvest.
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from Project Director, Dr. Loretta Meeks, Professor Emeritus
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Obtain an application and schedule an interview by calling 206-7367 or emailing Valerie Farmer at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Project MSS received a grant from the JP Morgan Chase Foundation for the 2012-2013 school year. If you are a current or past participant, watch for the upcoming survey sponsored by the grant in your mail. Your feedback will be greatly appreciated.
The recruitment period for the 2014 school year is now underway through March 31. Applications for admission into Project MSS can be found on this website. All necessary information should accompany the application including letters of recommendation, transcripts and necessary confirmations from UIS’s Offices of Financial Assistance and Admissions. Any inquiries can be forwarded to the Project Office.