Office of Accountability

Supplemental Educational Services
Service Summary Information

Tutors with Computers, LLC

1.

Name of organization:

Tutors with Computers, LLC

Primary location:

1971 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203

Contact information:
(phone / email / website):

phone: (518) 218 5274
email: NYPD@tutorswithcomputers.com

website: tutorswithcomputers.com

LEAs where service will be provided:

All (statewide) with minimum levels of participation required to provide service in some areas.

2.

Years provider has delivered service:

3

3.

Evidence that services have been effective:

In program pre/post-tests show statistically significant gains in reading and math fluency and comprehension.

4.

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

Tutors with Computers' RapidResults curriculum in reading and mathematics.

5.

Grade level(s) the provider will serve:

3-12

6.

Content area(s) provider will serve:

Reading; Mathematics

7.

Number of sessions provided per week, if applicable:

3 or more per week are recommended

8.

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

30 minutes

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. 7 days a week, primarily nights and weekends.  Any number of hours per week. Any length of session.

10.

Type of instruction:

1 to 1 instruction using telephone and IVR (interactive voice response) and/or internet software with handheld computer or netbook.

10a

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

Any student who can use a telephone can learn from the program. Assistance is available if needed.

10b

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

There are multiple entry points for students based on initial vocabulary or math fluency assessment.

11.

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

Demonstrated knowledge of our academic program and high school diploma.  All tutors are state-certified teachers.

12.

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

Once per month or as required.

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. Students complete the program from home. A free phone or handheld computer may be provided to access the program. Math students may be required to attend a learning center for instruction.

14.

Additional relevant information:

Learning tools are free to participating students at no cost to parents.

Last Updated: June 15, 2012