Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Sylvan Learning Center - Habitat for Learning, Inc. Schenectady

1. Name of organization: Sylvan Learning Center (Habitat for Learning Inc. Schenectady)
Primary location: 1A Pine West Plaza
Albany, NY 12205
Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

518-869-6005 external link

LEAs where service will be provided: Within driving distance of Center Location.
2. Years provider has delivered service: Locally 8, Nationally 30 years
3. Evidence that services have been effective: Standardized Testing shows improved reading and math scores following Sylvan tutoring.
4. Title of the instructional program, curriculum series to be used (if appropriate):

Reading Language Arts (K-12)

  • Sylvan Beginning Reading (K-2)
  • Sylvan Academic Reading (2-12)
  • Sylvan Academic Writing (2-12)
  • Sylvan Ace It! Tutoring (K-8)

Mathematics (K-12)

  • Sylvan Math Essentials (K-8)
  • Sylvan Advanced/Senior Math (9-12)
  • Sylvan Ace It! Tutoring (1-8, and Algebra)

Sylvan SAT Prep (10-12)

5. Grade level(s) the provider will serve:


6. Content area(s) provider will serve: Reading/Language Arts and Mathematics
7. Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable: Typically 2-6 sessions per week
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;): All year
10. Type of instruction:

In Center individualized instruction provided in a 3:1 Student Teacher Ratio, Online Instruction available where deemed appropriate,  Sylvan Ace It! Group Tutoring provided in an  8:1 Student Teacher ratio.

10a. Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with disabilities: Facilities are handicap accessible. Programs have demonstrated effectiveness with students with disabilities.
10b. Description of methods and strategies for serving eligible students with limited English proficiency: Students will be matched with a certified teacher with the ability to provide instruction to students with limited English proficiency.
11. Qualifications of the service provider(s)/instructor(s): All service delivery is overseen by a NYS certified teacher. All Teachers are state certified and Sylvan certified.
12. Reports to parents, teachers, and LEA (Content, frequency, method of delivery): Progress Conferences detailing student academic growth are held throughout instruction. Written and/or electronic progress reports are provided.
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) Transportation is not provided.
14. Additional relevant information: Sylvan Learning Center provides NCLB supplemental educational services at various locations throughout the United States.
Last Updated: March 21, 2014