Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo

1.

Name of organization:

Boys & Girls Club of Buffalo

Primary location:

282 Babcock Street
Buffalo, NY 14210

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(716) 825-1016
browe@bgcbuffalo.org

www.bgcbuffalo.org

LEAs where service will be provided:

Buffalo

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

82

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Yes

4.

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

Kids Litz, Options, Kinetics, Science First Hand, Skills Tutor

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading, Math

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

3-5 sessions per week.

8.

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

1 hour

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;):

Year round

10.

Type of instruction:

Individual, small group and large group

10a

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

If the teacher/tutors notice a student having difficulties in learning, the student will be referred to be assessed by Heritage Center, who is a partner of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo. If the student is determined to have a learning disability, a case worker from Heritage Centers will develop a case plan to best meet the student needs.

10b

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

We will have tutors that are bilingual and will also adopt the ESL program that is used by the school district. The Skills Tutor Spanish version will also be utilized for Spanish speaking students.

11.

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

Teachers will be certified and tutors will be in school to become teachers.

12.

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

A file will be set up for each youth and will include all pre and post tests which will demonstrate and track improvements being made. We will measure the program through the collection of report cards and Power Hour sheets. Between report cards we will attempt to complete progress reports in conjunction with the LEA. We will have conversations students teachers at least once every two (2) weeks to discuss the students progress and challenges. A progress report will be developed and we will ask the teachers to complete these reports for us on a monthly basis to ensure we are able to meet the academic needs of the student in our tutorial program. Power Hour activity sheets will be kept in the youths files.

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)

The Buffalo Public Schools provide transportation to the clubs directly after school and the parent is responsible to pick up members from the club.

14.

Additional relevant information:

none

Last Updated: March 20, 2014