Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Friends Inc.

1.

Name of organization:

Friends Incorporated

Primary location:

118 East Utica Street
Buffalo, NY 14209, Other sites as deemed necessary based on service area chosen.

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Ronald Brown
716-882-0602, 882-0603
rbrown5406@yahoo.com

LEAs where service will be provided:

All

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

19

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Test Scores, Passing Grades and Graduation

4.

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

SMARTSĀ©

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Mathematics and English Language Arts

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

5

8.

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

30-90 minutes

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 – August 31

10.

Type of instruction:

Individual, Small and Large Group including web base learning environment.

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):

One on one instruction with development of individualized learning plan aligned with IEP.

12.

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

Monthly reports to parents and teachers, Quarterly reports to LEAs.

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 provided at no charge!

14.

Additional relevant information:

The Smart program is a supplement to the ongoing in-school education of youth that is taken one step further. The program is facilitated by a certified instructor and utilizes traditional and computerized tutoring, and internet resources.  Internet based distance learning via one-on-one applications are employed and monitored by certified instructors and trained administrators.

Last Updated: April 26, 2012