Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

New York City Outward Bound Center

1.

Name of organization:

New York City Outward Bound Center

Primary location:

29-46 Northern Blvd.
LIC, NY 11101

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

718-706-9900
fwalker@nycoutwardbound.org

www.nycoutwardbound.org external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

NYC

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

9 years

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Students have shown gains of up to 2 years in reading after attempting NYC Outward Bound’s 6 week summer literacy program.

4.

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

New York City Outward Bound After School Literacy Program

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Middle and High School

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

2 sessions per week

8.

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

2 hours

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;):

October 1-May 30

10.

Type of instruction:

Groups of 8 students with one instructor. Students are grouped according to current reading level.

10a

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

Students with learning disabilities will be assessed for appropriateness for program.  Students with physical disabilities will be able to fully participate in the program.

10b

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

ESL students will be assessed to determine appropriateness for program.

11.

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

Instructors receive intensive training in appropriate literacy and student engagement techniques.

12.

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

At a minimum, reports will be provided at the beginning and end of the 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)

No

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: March 21, 2014