Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Laureate Training Center, Inc. (LTCI)

1.

Name of organization:

Laureate Training Center, Inc. (LTCI)

Primary location:

319 Lafayette Street, Suite 204
New York, New York 10012

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

877-719-5445

LEAs where service will be provided:

Districts 1-6 Manhattan and Districts  7-12 Bronx

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

7

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Research-based instructional methods such as: Systematic Instruction, Scaffolding, Modeling, Time on Task and Small Group Size;
Empirical evidence of increased student achievement;
Proven instructional content      

4.

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

Brainchild Achiever!, PLATO learning solution and Saxon for intense remediation.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

3rd through 12th

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading/English language arts and mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

Two

8.

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

Two Hours

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;):

September 1 - August 31; before or after school, weekends and during the Summer for 25 hours of instruction.

10.

Type of instruction:

In person small group (8:1 Student:Tutor);  Online instruction (10:1 Student:Tutor)

10a

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

LTCI offers tutorial services to eligible students with disabilities (SWD) and has expertise on staff to ensure effective instruction for these stufents.  LTCI has a certified special needs teacher on staff that reviews assessments and SEPs.

10b

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

LTCI offers tutoring for students with Limited English Proficiency (LEP) and has expertise on staff to ensure effective instruction for these students.  We provide these students with support from an interpreter on staff so these students are able progress on par with other students in the program and achieve comparable growth. 

11.

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

LTCI prides itself on the qualified, trained, professional staff that we engage to serve the students who choose our services.  We require our instructional staff to be state certified teachers and to have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree.  We also require that all of our  staff must successfully pass a  National Criminal Background check with fingerprinting and entered into PETS.  Our instructional staff includes retired teachers, administrators with experience in the classroom, and teachers who have experience working in Title I schools with low-income and at-risk students from varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds. 

12.

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

Progress Reports are distributed monthly to parents, teachers and LEA and include: objectives taught, NY State Learning Standards that aligh to objectives, assessment scores, indication of mastery or non-mastery of skills, instructor comments, upcoming month's objectives and attendance;
Individual Student Plans are distributed after Pre-Test assessment and include lessons to be covered over the length of service delivery;

Method of delivery is US Mail or hand delivery.

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)

LTCI does not provide transportation but will travel to the homes of students who cannot travel to our facilities

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: April 30, 2012