Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Gemm Learning

1.

Name of organization:

Gemm Learning

Primary location:

525 Fifth Avenue
Pelham, NY 10803

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Geoff Nixon  914-235-5853
gnixon@gemmlearning.com

www.gemmlearning.com external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

Abbott Union Free School District
Greenburgh Eleven Union Free School District
Greenburgh-Graham Union Free School District
Greenburgh-North Castle Union Free School District
Hawthorne-Cedar Knolls Union Free School
Mount Vernon City School District
Port Chester-Rye Union Free School District
Yonkers City School District

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

3

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

See website testimonials at:
www.gemmlearning.com/Gtestimonials.htm external link

See Appendix 1 and 2

4.

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

Fast ForWord

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Language Arts, Reading, remedial

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

5

8.

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

60 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;):

Sept 1 – June 30
Summer school possible also

10.

Type of instruction:

Software based

10a

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

Adaptive programming to allow all children to work at their own pace.

10b

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

Spanish instructions

11.

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

Certified teachers as provider, certified Fast ForWord providers as instructors

12.

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

Weekly emails to all, or as needed

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:

We have three centers – in Pelham, NY, Scarsdale, NY and Old Greenwich, CT which is close to Rye in Westchester.
Our website has extensive information on how our program helps reading at different age levels.
www.gemmlearning.com/reading.htm external link

Last Updated: March 21, 2014