Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information
|1.||Name of organization:||Educate Online|
|Primary location:||1001 Fleet Street, 8th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202
(phone / email / website):
(school/district personnel only)
(toll-free parent hotline)
|LEAs where service will be provided:||
Students receive live, individualized instruction in the safety and convenience of their own homes. Students access the program via the Internet through a personal computer provided free of charge by Educate Online. Educate Online services may also be provided at the student’s school if the appropriate facilities (e.g. computer lab) are available.
|2.||Years provider has delivered service:||
|3.||Evidence that services have been effective:||On average, students participating in 36 hours of Educate Online instruction consistently achieve an average grade level gain of 1.2 years in reading and 1.7 years in math.|
|4.||Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):||Educate Online’s proprietary research based program uses individualized instruction and mastery learning techniques to improve students’ reading or math skills.|
|5.||Grade level(s) the provider will serve:||Educate Online will deliver English Language Arts (including Reading) or Math to students in grades K-12.|
|6.||Content area(s) provider will serve:||Educate Online will deliver tutoring in either English Language Arts (including Reading) or Math.|
|7.||Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:||Parents choose their child’s schedule which generally includes 2-4, 60-minute sessions per week.|
|8.||Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):||Each instructional session is 60 minutes in length.|
|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;):||
Educate Online’s services are available throughout the year during various time slots: weekday afternoons and evenings Saturdays and Sundays.
Each student and her/his family arranges for instructional session times based on their own scheduling needs and preferences.
|10.||Type of instruction:||Online, individualized, direct instruction|
|10a.||Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:||Educate Online has successfully delivered Supplemental Education Services to a wide range of student populations, including low-income, minority, limited English proficiency and special education students. Educate Online provides services to students with limited English proficiency and disabilities to the extent possible within our standard instructional approach.|
|10b.||Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:||
Educate Online has successfully delivered Supplemental Education Services to a wide range of student populations, including low-income, minority, limited English proficiency and special education students. Educate Online provides services to students with limited English proficiency and disabilities to the extent possible within our standard instructional approach.
|11.||Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):||All Educate Online instructors are certified teachers in their state of residence, have at least two years of teaching experience, and complete comprehensive training prior to program implementation.|
|12.||Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):||
Parents can access their child’s online progress reports at any time during the program. Schools/Districts receive a Beginning of Program report and an End of Program report.
|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)||Because Educate Online is primarily delivered online to each student in the safety and convenience of her/his home, transportation is not required.|
|14.||Additional relevant information:||Students access the program using computer equipment provided by Educate Online.|