Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Huntington Learning Centers, Inc.

1.

Name of organization:

Huntington Learning Centers, Inc.

Primary location:

496 Kinderkamack Road
Oradell, NJ  07649

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(800) 692-8400
HuntingtonSES@hlcses.com

www.huntingtonnclb.com external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

Albany City, Buffalo, Chautauqua Co., Erie Co., Livingston Co., Monroe Co., Mt. Vernon, Nassau Co., Niagara Co., Onondaga Co., Ontario Co., Oswego Co., Oneida Co., Rochester, Rockland Co., Saratoga Springs City, Schenectady City, Shenendehowa, Suffolk Co., Syracuse, Troy City, Westchester Co., Wyoming Co., Yonkers, New York City (all schools), Staten Ilsand (all schools), Manhattan HS, Bronx HS, Brooklyn HS, and Queens HS

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

Over 33 years

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Over 33 years of rigorous field testing and research

4.

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

Many leading edge curricula utilized.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Kindergarten – 12th grade

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Tutoring is available in either Reading/ELA or Math.

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

1-5 sessions per week

8.

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

1-4 hours per 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;):

Services are available throughout the year.  

10.

Type of instruction:

Diagnostic/Prescriptive Learning.  All programs are individualized and delivered in a small group setting with a maximum student to teacher ratio of 6 to 1.  

10a

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

Teachers use the following instructional procedures when working with students with disabilities: apply one-to-one instruction, include academic evaluations which measure oral or silent reading, utilize slower speech rate and enunciate clearly, and incorporate a student’s IEP or 504 Plan, if applicable.

10b

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

Huntington trains teachers to utilize the following strategies when working with ELL students: one-to-one instruction, diagnostic evaluations that measure oral or silent reading, initially asking “yes” or “no” questions (backed by visual aids) progressing slowly to questions requiring incrementally longer answers, requiring instructors to use exaggerated facial expressions, a slower speech rate, abundance of gestures, and clear enunciation.  All instruction is provided in English.

11.

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

Many of our teachers hold advanced degrees and credentials, usually in education, and are state certified teachers.  We require that each non-certified teacher hold a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and earn Huntington Certification before they may teach the Huntington program.

12.

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

Monthly progress reports sent to school officials and parents. Parent conferences in person or by telephone scheduled at the beginning, middle and end of program.

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 is available at certain locations.

14.

Additional relevant information:

A review of internal data suggests that students who participate in fifty (50) hours of reading and/or math instruction at Huntington Learning Center realize a measurable improvement of roughly 1.2 grade equivalents in their areas of study. 
Huntington may offer a nominal rewards to students for things such as attendance and/or completion of the program. The rewards are given in the form of give-aways such as pens, pencils, stickers, rulers, etc. We may also provide a completion ceremony or pizza party at the end of the program. All rewards will have a value of no more than $50 per student.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014