Amanda Talley is a licensed social worker, whose duties include supervising FAAP’s Reading Mentors and coordinating the Hope for Tomorrow Scholarship and Mentoring Program for student workers.

FAAP Directors


Janet Momper is the founder and Executive Director of The Friends of Aurora’s After-School Programs (FAAP). She is a certified elementary school teacher with over 38 years of educational experience in reading, math, and after-school programs.

The relationships that develop between the FAAP Reading Mentors and their students is the “magic” that makes our programs successful. Our team includes a combination of retired teachers, community volunteers, and paid high school and college workers.