Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

St. John Fisher College


Name of organization:

St. John Fisher College

Primary location:

3690 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14618

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

585-385-7316 external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

Rochester City School District


Years provider has delivered service:

30 years


Evidence that services have been effective:

St. John Fisher College has a long history of demonstrated success in providing supplemental educational services. The College’s effectiveness in providing such services is based on evidence from our Literacy Clinic, Writing Clinic, and Higher Education Opportunity Program.


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

A literacy based developmental instructional program based upon the NYS Learning Standards will be used. A variety of research based instructional approaches will be employed depending upon the student’s needs.


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

Services will be provided to students in grades P-12.


Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading/ELA, Math and other secondary content areas.


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

2-3 sessions per week depending on student needs.


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

One-three hours depending on student’s needs.


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;):

Services will be provided year round (September 1 – August 31) including Saturdays, summer and certain school vacation periods.


Type of instruction:

Individual and small group (no more than six students) instruction will be provided depending on student needs.


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

Individually prescribed methods and strategies will be provided based on the nature of the student’s disability and Individualized Education Plan (IEP).


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

Individually prescribed native language based methods and strategies will be provided based on the student’s needs. Qualified individuals who are fluent in the student’s native language will provide the services.


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

Service providers will include College faculty who hold NYS P-12 teacher certifications, and experienced graduate students majoring in education. Such students will work under the direct supervision of faculty in the College’s School of Education who have successful P-12 teaching experience and hold NYS teaching certificates in the appropriate fields.


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

Monthly meetings focusing on student progress will be held with parents, teachers and the LEA. In addition, formal quarterly student achievement progress reports will be provided, in hard copy and electronic formats, to parents, teachers and the LEA. If additional follow-up is required, phone, school and home contacts will be made.


Will transportation to the service location be provided at no charge if requested? (Note: LEAs are not required to provide or pay for transportation)

If transportation to the service location is requested and other suitable arrangements cannot be made, the College, in consultation with the LEA, will provide transportation at no charge to the student.


Additional relevant information:

For before and after school, and weekend and summer sessions, healthy and nutritional snacks will be provided at no charge to the students. Student’s dietary requirements will be observed.

Last Updated: March 21, 2014