Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Children's Arts & Science Workshops, Inc.(CASW)

1.

Name of organization:

Children's Arts & Science Workshops, Inc.(CASW)

Primary location:

4271 Broadway, 2nd Floor
New York, NY  10033

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Phone:  212-923-7766

E-mail: ymorales@caswkids.org

Website: www.caswkids.org

LEAs where service will be provided:

Districts 3,6,10,12

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

40 years as a youth-serving agency

20 years of tutoring services

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Over the past 40 years, CASW

programs have had an overall 87% completion rate.  Of the students who have received tutoring services in our After School programs, 91% have been promoted to the next grade level,

84% have demonstrated an increase in ELA/Reading scores as measured by their performance on standardized tests and report cards, and 80% met their academic goals as set in their

individualized service plans.

4.

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

The CASW SES program will focus on the five major components of reading. The curriculum will utilize guided reading, word work and individual student portfolios, as well as  pre- and post- testing to determine reading level, vocabulary and comprehension skills.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-6

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts/Reading

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Students will receive SES services twice a week, during after school hours.

8.

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

1 hour sessions

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;):

Services will be available during the school year – October 1st-June 30th

10.

Type of instruction:

Group tutoring sessions

10a

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

A certified special education teacher will be hired to support the student’s specific academic needs as outlined in the student’s educational plan in their IEP.

10b

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

A majority of our tutoring staff will be bilingual (Spanish/English) .  The methods and strategies we will

implement to serve our English Language population is direct and explicit instruction, including many opportunities for oral language development. ELL students will benefit

greatly from visuals and activities that involve group work and presentations.

11.

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

The Lead Teacher who supervises 

services is a NYS certified teacher.

Tutors are NYS certified teachers and

individuals who have, or who are completing courses towards, a

Bachelor’s degree.

12.

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

Quarterly progress reports will be sent to parents, teachers and LEAs.  Reports will include attendance record, number of sessions completed, evaluations administered and results, skills addressed, titles of books read and recommendations.

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)

Transportation will not be provided.

14.

Additional relevant information:

CASW has a 40 year track record of providing service to youth and

families throughout New York City.

Last Updated: March 20, 2014