Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Reading Excellence and Discovery (READ) Foundation, Inc.

1.

Name of organization:

Reading Excellence and Discovery (READ) Foundation, Inc.

Primary location:

250 W. 34th Street, Suite 3600
NY, NY 10019

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

(212) 849-6823                               awertheimer@juno.com
www.readnyc.org external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

NYC CSD 4, 6, 7, 8, 10

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

Three

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Students improve one full grade level in reading on average as measured by pre and post testing.

4.

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

 

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

K-3

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

English language arts (including reading); Mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

10 one-on-one tutoring, sessions plus 15 hours of literacy related activities (for a total of 20 hours) per week in READ’s Summer Reading Program and 4 one-on-one tutoring sessions plus 2 hours of school related activities (for a total of 4 hours) per week in READ’s After School Reading Program.

8.

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

One-on-one tutoring sessions are one half hour each.

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;):

READ’s Summer Reading Program runs for four weeks in July and the first two weeks in August. READ’s After School Reading Program runs between October and June; with start and end dates varying according to the school or community center where services are provided.

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):

Scientifically-based with a proven track record of student success.

12.

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

Student Progress data as requested

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:

READ Works! Students have improved their reading skills by a full grade level on average as measured by pre and post testing.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014