Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Dutchess County YMCA


Name of organization:

Dutchess County YMCA

Primary location:

35 Montgomery Street
Eastman Park
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):


LEAs where service will be provided:

Wappingers Falls Central School District and Poughkeepsie City School District


Years provider has delivered service:

The Dutchess County YMCA has been providing educational services to the community for the past 35 years.


Evidence that services have been effective:

Use of demonstrated effective curriculum


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

Read Naturally


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Middle school level (grades 6, 7, and 8)


Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts and Reading


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

3 sessions per week


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

During the school year - at least 1 hour per session
During the summer - at least 1 1/2 hours per session


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- June 30 (in intervals of 12 weeks- weekdays and weekends)
Second week of July to mid August (one 8 week session)


Type of instruction:

Individualized instruction and tutoring


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

SES program site is handicapped accessible.  Curriculum is the Read Naturally curriculum designed to address the needs of students with learning disabilities.


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

We will seek teachers and tutors who have experience serving students with limited English proficiency.


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

Supervised by a certified teacher.  Instructors will have experience tutoring and will also receive training prior to the start of the program.


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

Written assessments provided monthly by mail to the parents, teachers, and LEA.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)



Additional relevant information:

Long time human service provider in Dutchess County.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014