Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Capital Region BOCES


Name of organization:

Capital Region BOCES

Primary location:

900 Watervliet-Shaker Road
Albany, New York 12205

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Mindy Noxon Iannotti
Telephone: (518) 464-3987

LEAs where service will be provided:

All qualified component school districts of the Capital Region BOCES in Albany, Schenectady, Saratoga and Schoharie Counties.


Years provider has delivered service:

18 years


Evidence that services have been effective:

Over 95% passage rate for the English Regents exams for Alternative Education Students since 1998.  The Adult Education Program has achieved over an 80% success rate for students by raising their achievement a half –grade level measured by TABE.


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

ELA Standards-based curriculum instruction


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

All K-12 general, special education and ESL students


Content area(s) provider will serve:

English language arts (including reading) and Mathematics


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

2-4 times per week based on individual students’ needs


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

30 to 60 minute sessions based upon individual students’ needs


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, after school and early evenings, and Saturday mornings and summer.



Type of instruction:

Small groups of 3-5 students


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

Special Education Certified Teachers will be hired to support the learning of the special education students as needed or recommended in an IEP.  BOCES will collaborate with Special Education Teacher and LEA supervisors to meet the recommendations and mandates of students’ IEP.  For students who have been unsuccessful with other reading programs or have large gaps in decoding and or spelling abilities,  Wilson program could be provided to students by certified teachers. 


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

Tutors will meet limited English student’s needs.  The professional judgment of the teachers and administrators of the LEA will help decide the instruction for the students.  Support and resources will be used that will help children learn to read and write ultimately in English.   


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

NYS certified general, reading, special education, secondary English, ESL, and math teachers and administrators. 


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

Weekly attendance to LEA; quarterly written reports and quarterly meetings; final assessment with LEA, administrators, teachers and parents.


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.  Services provided at LEA


Additional relevant information:

Professional development for teachers.  Student academic progress will be measured by BOCES data analyst.

Last Updated: March 20, 2014