Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information
Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.
|1.||Name of organization:||Literacy New York Buffalo-Niagara, Inc.|
|Primary location:||1 Lafayette Square
Buffalo, NY 14203
(phone / email / website):
|LEAs where service will be provided:||
Buffalo Public Schools
|2.||Years provider has delivered service:||LVBEC founded in 1965|
|3.||Evidence that services have been effective:||Increased test scores on standardized measuring instruments.|
|4.||Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):||Measuring Up to the NYS Standards|
|5.||Grade level(s) the provider will serve:||K-12|
|6.||Content area(s) provider will serve:||ELA and Reading|
|7.||Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:||
Standard: Up to 2 hour sessions/weekly.
Additional sessions as required.
|8.||Average length of each service session (minutes/hours):||Up to 4 hours per week.|
|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/Monday –
During School Year:
Monday-Friday 3:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m, Saturdays 9:30-12:30 p.m.
Summer Months (July-August): Morning or Afternoon Hours
|10.||Type of instruction:||Small groups (1:5), peer-to-peer tutoring, one-on-one instruction|
|10a.||Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities:||The LVBEC SES program will be open to all eligible students. Choice of program sites; all wheelchair accessible. LVBEC SES will make all attempts to meet any additional needs of students (e.g., hearing impaired).|
|10b.||Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency:||The LVBEC SES program will be open to all eligible students. LVBEC SES will make serious effort to identify ESL instructors/ tutors to meet the needs of all persons with limited English proficiency.|
|11.||Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s):||NYS Certified Teachers and LVA-trained tutors.|
|12.||Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery):||Monthly written reports to teacher(s), parent(s) and appropriate BPS administrator(s). Two parent-tutor conferences.|
|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:|