Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information


1. Name of organization: Questar III BOCES
Primary location: 10 Empire State Boulevard
Castleton on Hudson, NY
Contact information:
(phone / email / website):
LEAs where service will be provided: All qualified component school districts of Questar III BOCES
2. Years provider has delivered service: 26 years
3. Evidence that services have been effective: A 97% success rate for students who have taken English Regents exam and a 57% in math. Among 144 youths taught in 2001-2002 school year, 61% increased their reading level and 63% increased their math level by at least one half grade level.
4. Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate): Questar Tutoring Program (QTP); ELA and MST Standards-based curriculum instruction.
5. Grade level(s) the provider will serve: K-12
6. Content area(s) provider will serve: Mathematics, English Language Arts/Reading
7. Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable: 2-4 based on individual student needs.
8. Average length of each service session (minutes/hours): 30-90 minutes based on individual student needs.
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 -- after school, early evening and Saturday monring during school year; daytime hours during summer sessions.
10. Type of instruction: Individual and/or small group (3-5) based on individual student needs.
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): NYS certified general, reading, special education, Secondary English and ESL teachers and administrators.
12. Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery): Weekly attendance and student academic progress tracked and reported by Questar III Management information systems and program evaluation departments to LEA; quarterly written reports and quarterly meetings; final assessment with LEA administrators, teachers and parents.
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: Professional development component for teachers.
Last Updated: May 2, 2012