Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Progressive Learning

1.

Name of organization:

Progressive Learning

Primary location:

2525 Michigan Avenue, Building
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(310) 315-1444/
RalphFagen@ProgressiveLearning.comwww.progressivelearning.com external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

All

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

7 (1998-2005)

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Smithsoian Institution commendation, ABLE (Adult Basic Learning Examination) and Stanford 9 testing results as evaluated by Dr. Henry D. Annaya, Director of Research and Analysis, UCLA.

4.

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

Progressive Learning/Anywhere Learning Systems.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Students at 3rd grade reading ability and above.

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English language arts and Mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

5

8.

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

1 hour

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;):

School year session- October 1- June 30
Summer school session- June 1- August 31
Progressive Learning's program is designed to provide high quality instruction before or after school, on weekends and/or off-track. 
Average session: 40 program hours

10.

Type of instruction:

Individual online-based instruction

10a

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

Progressive Learning will provide services to ALL students qualified to receive SES through NCLB meeting the following basic requirements:
-Students must at least be at the 3rd grade reading level
-Students must be able to use a computer

10b

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

Progressive Learning will provide services to ALL students qualified to receive SES through NCLB meeting the following basic requirements:
-Students must at least be at the 3rd grade English reading level
-Students must be able to use a computer

11.

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

Service Provider qualifications: Experienced SES provider to the Los Angeles County Office of Education, Los Angeles, CA; the Compton Unified School District, Compton, CA; the Santa Monica Malibu Unified School District, Santa Monica, CA, Chicago Public Schools, Chicago, IL; Rochester City School District, Rochester, NY; New York City School District, New York, NY; Salinas Union School District, Salinas, CA

Instructor qualifications: All instructors are credentialed, have been credentialed prior to retirement and/or have post-secondary teaching experience.  Instructors are trained, screened, including criminal background checks, and supervised by Progressive Learning.

12.

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

Attendance, lesson completion, test scores and teacher comments will be reported in written monthly reports to the extent practicable, in their native language or other mode of communication.

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:

Each student has one-on-one instruction in the school computer lab, under the direction of an Academic Coach (Teacher/Mentor) with whom they are connected on-line.  Academic Coaches constantly nurture and encourage the participants while developing a trusting and on going relationship with the students.

Each student has benchmarks, timelines and academic goals that they must achieve during their sessions.  The focus is for student to be integrated into traditional classrooms at or above grade level.  Emphasis is placed on igniting each student's interest, in learning and self-improvement.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014