Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

#1 in Learning


Name of organization:

#1 in Learning

Primary location:

10600 Sepulveda Blvd. Ste 107
Los Angeles, CA 91345

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):


LEAs where service will be provided:

Buffalo, Rochester, NYC


Years provider has delivered service:

6 years (2 yr SES)


Evidence that services have been effective:

Statistical studies indicate students completing our program have increased proficiency by a minimum of 1 grade level.  Empirical studies have shown an increase in positive character growth in students completing our program.


Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

Scantron Skills Connection


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:



Content area(s) provider will serve:

Math, Language Arts, and Reading


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:



Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):

90 minutes


Duration of the available service period (e.g. September 1 – June 30; September 1 – August 31; weekends only; summer school only; specific number of weeks or hours, other, etc;):

Year round including summer school; after school, evenings, weekends.


Type of instruction:

1 on 1 tutoring; small group tutoring (2-5 students)


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:

#1L requests a copy of IEPs and 504s in order to properly organize a student learning plan.  Meeting in home allows for disability access, and if sessions are in libraries/community centers we make sure tutors and parents arrange sessions at locations with sufficient disability access.


Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:

Tutors of English Learners will apply research based instruction in English-language arts and math to students that includes customizing instructions to create developmentally and culturally appropriate lessons for all learners, comprehensive vocabulary checklists for common English words and concepts, practical methods for using the learner’s native language and culture in the classroom, and helpful strategies for teaching spoken English, reading, and writing (Jesness, 2004). 


Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):

Credentialed/certified teachers, college graduates, post graduates, professionals


Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):

Monthly progress reports are mailed to parents, teachers, and LEA.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)



Additional relevant information:

#1L currently serves SES to students in Arkansas, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Virginia, and Washington.  #1L is also planning on opening an east coast corporate office in fall 2010.

Last Updated: March 20, 2014