Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

The Action Center for Education and Community Development Inc.


Name of organization:

The Action Center for Education and Community Development Inc.

Primary location:

1414 Wheatley Street
Far Rockaway New York, 11691

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

718 337-5040 external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

-NYC (Region 5, former CSD-27)


Years provider has delivered service:

Business has delivered service for two years


Evidence that services have been effective:

Improved academic and exam performance has been evidenced by school reports, parental reports and standardized exams.


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

The Action Center Tutorial (ACT) program utilizes the Curriculum Associates’ Strategic Steps to Mathematics Success Series and Three Steps to Reading Success in conjunction with supplementary materials that comply with the New York State Learning Standards.


Grade level(s) the provider will serve:



Content area(s) provider will serve:

English Language Arts (including reading), and math.


Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

4-one hour sessions per week, weekends and summer months


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

One hour small group tutoring, 4 times a week, including weekends and summer.


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 1st –August 31st


Type of instruction:

Small group tutoring


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



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



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

Certified teachers and trained tutors


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

Written and oral reports will be given to parents every two months. Parent-teacher conferences will be held on a quarterly basis. Parents will also be able to schedule appointments throughout the year.


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

To our school based sites no. Limited transportation will be provided to our non-school based sites provided group sizes are met.


Additional relevant information:


Last Updated: March 21, 2014