Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Educators for Children, Youth & Families, Inc.

1.

Name of organization:

Educators for Children, Youth & Families, Inc.

Primary location:

213 Taaffe Place, Suite #114
Brooklyn, NY 11205

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Phone: (718) 230-4288

Fax: (718) 230-0454

e-mail: ecyf@erols.com

LEAs where service will be provided:

New York City: All Regions and Community School Districts

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

8

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

For the past four years, our academically - focused extended day programs in Central Brooklyn have consistently received favorable VENDEX evaluations from the NYC Department of Youth & Community Development (DYCD).

4.

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

Creative Pathways to Learning & Achievement

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading, English language arts (ELA) and Mathematics.

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Daily (i.e., Monday to Friday) during the school year. Saturday sessions available.

8.

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

Ninety minutes to two hours depending upon grade levels, content area, type of instruction provided, etc.

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;):

October 1st to May 30th (Regular Academic Year). Also, a six-week SES Academy will be offered during July and August.

10.

Type of instruction:

  • Small group instruction (i.e., no more

than 6-8 students per instructor).

  • Self-directed, computer-assisted tutorials supervised by a certified teacher.
  • Ongoing, thematic special projects.

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 teachers will be used exclusively for students performing at Level I. Under-graduate, college level tutors (supervised by certified teachers) will be used for students performing at Level II.

12.

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

  • Individual meetings with parents

(Held monthly)

  • Telephone conferences

(Held on an as-needed basis)

  • SES "Open Houses"

(Held on a quarterly basis)

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 transportation services will be provided; in most cases, instruction shall take place in students’ regular schools.

14.

Additional relevant information:

We also offer a number of other services designed to facilitate students’ healthy emotional, psychological and physical development, including counseling, academic guidance, college tours and vocational preparation services. These services are provided on a tuition-free basis to interested students and their families.

Last Updated: April 26, 2012