Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Care Resources, Inc.
Leap Ahead Tutoring

1.

Name of organization:

Care Resources, Inc.
Leap Ahead Tutoring

Primary location:

1026 Cromwell Bridge Road
Baltimore, Maryland 21230

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Sharon L. Guertler
Vice President of Education
410-583-1515 Phone
410-583-2491 Fax
sguertler@careresources.net

Hours of Operation: M-F,
7:00AM – 5:00PM

LEAs where service will be provided:

Albany City SD, Buffalo City SD, Rochester City SD, Syracuse City SD

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

20 years providing education services in Maryland.

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

References on Care’s services and LeapTrack’s success working with Title I programs nationwide.

4.

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

The LeapTrack Assessment and Instruction System by LeapFrog SchoolHouse

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-5

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English language arts (including reading) and mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

2 sessions/week/child. Each session will have one hour of instruction time.

8.

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

1 hour instruction time

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;):

34 one hour sessions/child enrolled.

Services can be delivered during the school year, holiday breaks, and summer.

10.

Type of instruction:

Direct, technology enhanced

10a

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

 

10b

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

 

11.

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

Certified and Qualified teachers

12.

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

Progress will be documented weekly and communicated to parents/guardians in writing. Teachers will also receive weekly written reports where feedback is requested . LEA reports will be generated monthly.

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. Care Resources plans to provide SES service in student’s home school or a center within walking distance from the home school. Therefore students will not need transportation. Any services provided by Care Resources at the main office can be accessed by public transportation.

14.

Additional relevant information:

The Care Resources Leap Ahead Program will offer the LeapFrog SchoolHouse curriculum to provide remedial English language arts (including reading) and math tutoring. The Leap Ahead Program engages students in learning activities using a unique, multisensory technology enhanced, interactive format based on the individual student’s assessed strengths and weaknesses. Student outcomes correlate to New York State Standards.

Parent involvement is strongly encouraged and promoted through monthly progress reports and quarterly newsletters.

Each students who achieves perfect attendance will receive a free LeapPad.

Last Updated: April 26, 2012