Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

1.

Name of organization:

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Primary location:

1130 Grand Concourse
Bronx, NY 10456

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Kashif Iqbal (718) 293-0727 ext. 161
kiqbal@cabny.org
www.cabny.org

LEAs where service will be provided:

CSD 7/Region 9, CSD 8/Region 2, and CSD 9/Region 1

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

15

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Eligible students have made noticeable strides as illustrated through the ECLAS-2 assessment tool administered both pre- and post- completed tutoring sessions.

4.

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

Pacific Learning New Heights, Rigby Literacy Programs, Ramp Up to Literacy, Everyday Mathematics, Impact Mathematics, and NYC Math A.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Language Arts (including reading) and/or Mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

5 days a week for 24 weeks

8.

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

40 to 60 minutes for 24 weeks

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, 2004 through August 31, 2005

10.

Type of instruction:

Individual or small groups (up to six children).

10a

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

CAB will provide services at facilities that are accessible for children with disabilities, include those who are wheelchair bound.

10b

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

CAB has a staff that is fluent in a number of languages. CAB has also selected a number of curriculums that are either designed specifically for English language learners or can be adapted for ELL lessons.

11.

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

CAB is a large settlement house in the South Bronx that has served individuals, families, and youth for over thirty years. CAB has provided academic enrichment services since 1989. There is New York State certified teacher supervising the staff and ensuring that our tutorial programs align with the State and City curricula. Instructors will be trained in several approaches to maximize pupil impact.

12.

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

Progress reports will be provided midway through program (week 12) and at its completion (week 24).

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

14.

Additional relevant information:

No

Last Updated: March 20, 2014