Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

First Hand Learning

1.

Name of organization:

First Hand Learning

Primary location:

2495 Main Street, Suite 559
Buffalo, NY 14214

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Phone: 716-831-9160
email: rogers@firsthandlearning.org
Fax: 716-838-6043

LEAs where service will be provided:

Buffalo City School District

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

N/A; new applicant

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

N/A; new applicant

4.

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

Read Naturally

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

7&8

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading/ELA

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

5 sessions per week

8.

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

1 hour per session

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;):

Sept 1 - June 16 weekdays only

10.

Type of instruction:

One-to-one tutoring and small group

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):

Certified teachers

12.

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

Monthly reports via US Postal Service to parents and teachers. Contents: summaries of daily performance records and attendance records.

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 services not provided

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: April 26, 2012