Americorps tutors are helping make a difference in the lives of  students at Crosswell Drive Elementary. Americorps tutors provide small group and one-on-one assistance with literacy . Reading Interventionist, Dr.Tonyetta Thomas, presented a Literacy training seminar at the Sumter County Library to aid tutors in effectively teaching reading strategies. Valencia Johnson is the Americorps coordinator for Sumter, Lee, and Clarendon counties and is always recruiting dynamic and engaging individuals that will commit to service in our community.