Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Better Brooklyn Community Center

1.

Name of organization:

Better Brooklyn Community Center

Primary location:

408 Jay Street, Fifth Floor
Brooklyn, NY  11201

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

A. Andy Lewis, Executive Director
(718) 624-1992
andylewis@bbccenter.org
www.bbccenter.org or
www.bkcenter.org

LEAs where service will be provided:

Brooklyn

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

4 years

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Service to 250 youth in the community; formal and informal qualitative evaluations.

4.

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

Diagnostic/Prescriptive Learning.  Programs are individualized through an Individualized Service Plan (ISP) and delivered in a small group setting.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Kindergarten-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts and mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Maximum 6 sessions/week

8.

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

1-3 hours on weekdays
4 hours on Saturday

9.

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;):

September 1 - August 31,
M-F, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

10.

Type of instruction:

Small group tutoring; enrichment curriculum

10a

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

Program modifications will be made as needed based on student needs.

10b

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

Program modifications will be made as needed based on student needs.

11.

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

Programs will be overseen by a certified teacher.  Program coordinators and tutors have a wealth of experience working with youth and are closely supervised.

12.

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

Progress reports will be provided at least quarterly by mail, phone, or meetings.

13.

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

No transportation provided.

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: March 20, 2014