Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Northside Center for Child Development

1.

Name of organization:

Northside Center for Child Development, Inc.

Primary location:

1301 Fifth Avenue
NY, NY 10029 (Madison Ave & 110th St)

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

212-426-3400

LEAs where service will be provided:

Schools in Districts 3, 4, 5 in Manhattan

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

56

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Post-test scores higher that pre-test scores in reading and math

4.

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

Fast ForWord software for children having difficulty learning to read; Buckle Down math practice for 4th and 8th grade test preparation, as well as math software; variety of books, workbooks, trade books and software for reading tutoring.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

1-9

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English language arts (including reading); mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

5 days a week for Fast ForWord; 2 days a week for reading and math tutoring

8.

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

1 hr. 40 min. for Fast ForWord; 45 minutes for reading and math tutoring

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 – June 30

10.

Type of instruction:

Individual

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):

Certified reading specialists, certified teachers and paraprofessionals, and college tutors supervised by certified teachers

12.

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

Meetings with parents and teachers at beginning, middle, and end of year, with written reports at middle and end of year

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:

Please call to see which program would best suit you.

Last Updated: May 3, 2012