Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Nicholas Literacy Center, LLC

1.

Name of organization:

Nicholas Literacy Center, LLC

Primary location:

150 Maple Ave –Suite 115
South Plainfield NJ 07080

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

Jacqueline L. Sims
(732)379-9851

nicholasliteracy@aol.com
www.nicholaslc.info/ external link

LEAs where service will be provided:

All NYS

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

1 year

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

Yes

4.

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

Compass Learning Odyssey

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

1 through 12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading, Mathethics, English Language Arts and Science

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

3

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;):

September 1 – August 31

After school/weekends

10.

Type of instruction:

Direct Individual Tutoring (1 to 1)
Computer based tutor/teacher directed instructions.

10a

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

Compass Learning instructional focus helps us identify students gaps in knowledge and skills, develop the prescription to overcome the gaps, and then track their progress.”

The Compass Learning program automately adjusts to each individual student's learning level. It begins with a pretest to determine a student level of learning.  Compass Learning then establishes a differentiated learning path. Each student learning path is based on the results of their pretest. Allowing for each individual student's needs to be met and allowing them to learn at their own pace.

10b

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

Nicholas Literacy Center computer program Compass Learning is capable of adjusting to individual student levels. The program Compass Learning is also capable of adapting to Limited English Proficient (LEP) students. Compass Learning provides lessons in English or Spanish. Students and parents will be required to fill out and submit a short questionnaire before tutoring begins to establish the needs of the student. Questionnaires will be available in Spanish and English. Based on information submitted, students will be matched to a qualified tutor based on that tutors experience and qualifications (language spoken and areas of expertise).

11.

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

All tutors are supervised by a NY State certified teacher.

12.

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

Parents will receive biweekly verbal and monthly written reports through email or USPS mail. Teachers and LEA will receive monthly written reports via Email or USPS according to their preference.

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)

No transportation

14.

Additional relevant information:

 

Last Updated: March 21, 2014