Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Nassau County BOCES

1.

Name of organization:

Nassau County BOCES

Primary location:

Nassau BOCES Administrative Center
70 Clinton Rd.
Garden City, NY 11530

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

516-396-2262 / jsykes@mail.nasboces.org

LEAs where service will be provided:

Dodd Middle School, Pine Street Freeport, NY 11520

A.B. Gray Schultz Middle School, 70 Greenwich St., Hempstead, NY 11550

Westbury Middle School, Rockland and School Streets, Westbury, NY 11590

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

1967-present

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Increases in 8th ELA scores of 20 percentage points at pilot middle school in 2002; history of increased outcomes in a variety of literacy programs offered by Nassau BOCES.

4.

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

Nassau BOCES ELA Intervention and READ 180 from Scholastic

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

6-8

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

ELA/reading

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

2 sessions

8.

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

120 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;):

Fall and Spring semesters and six-week summer session.

10.

Type of instruction:

Individual , Small group (average size 10)

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):

Every session will be served by a certified teacher and teaching assistant. Supervisors will have significant experience in tutoring, literacy, alternative instruction, and have MS or PhD degrees and certification.

12.

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

Monthly reports will be delivered to LEAs via e-mail or mail and mailed to parents. Semi-annual parent conferences will be held, and phone calls and home visits made as appropriate.

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)

Services will be provided at the local school that an eligible child is attending. The LEA may provide transportation home as part of its regular after school and summer school transportation schedule.

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: May 3, 2012