Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

GBC Industries, Inc./Ready, Set, Go!

1.

Name of organization:

GBC Industries, Inc./Ready, Set, Go!

Primary location:

253-42 148th Avenue

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

718-723-5763

LEAs where service will be provided:

New York City, Elementary and Middle Schools

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

Since 2003

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

The learning management system utilized at Ready, Set, Go! meets all requirements stipulated by the No Child Left Behind Act.

4.

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

We use a learning management system that provides diagnostic testing, practice exercises and tests and ongoing tracking of student performance.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Grades 1 - 12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

ELA & Mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

We are currently open for business from 9:00am – 5:00pm on Saturdays

8.

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

We recommend a minimum of a weekly 2 hour session.

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;):

Available 12 months

10.

Type of instruction:

Small group

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 Teacher; education graduate students and experienced corporate professionals with strong math and communication skills.

12.

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

Monthly written reports to parents, teachers and LEA’s. Reports will include information on learning objectives attempted and mastered as well as next steps.

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:

At Ready, Set, Go! we seek to develop self-directed, responsible learners. As such, we offer a structured, independent, self-paced learning experience, that provides measurable results in the area of elementary through middle school mathematics.

Last Updated: April 26, 2012