Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth


Name of organization:

Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth

Primary location:

1364 Rout 22
Canaan, New York 12029

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(518) 781-4567

LEAs where service will be provided:

Albany, Rochester, Buffalo, New York City, Columbia County


Years provider has delivered service:

25+ years


Evidence that services have been effective:

Individual quarterly reports; LEA reports and Annual report which evaluates the program performance (See attached).


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

Great Source Afterschool Achievers Math Club Grades K-8, Great Source Math to Learn, Math to Know, Math at Hand, Math on Call, Great Source Reading Advantage Grades 2-6, Great Source Complete Writing Program Grades 1-8, Great Source Grow into Reading Grade Kindergarten, Great Source Alligators to Zucchini Grades Pre K-1.


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Grades 5-12


Content area(s) provider will serve:

Math, Reading, and English


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Varies according to student needs


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

1 hour


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


Type of instruction:



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



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



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

Providers are NYSED certified Instructors will be certified or supervised by NYSED certified teachers.


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

Monthly to parents via Parent/child/instructor meetings; quarterly to teachers; annual to LEA and State Education Department. Content will be according to need; method of delivery will be electronic where appropriate or proper.


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:

When available, Berkshire Farm Center and Services for Youth will employ video conferencing as an additional means of providing one-to-one tutorial sessions. Where appropriate, student tutors will be used.

Last Updated: April 26, 2012