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Supplemental Education Services (SES) Gwendolyn Longmire, Ph.D. Zachary Community School District Federal Programs Director
What is SES? Supplemental Education Services Free Tutoring Helps your child improve his/hour academic performance
Is my child eligible? Generally, your child is eligible for SES if he/she: 1. receives free or reduced-price lunch 2. and attends a school that is in its first year or higher of “school improvement.”
Picking a provider: Ask the following questions? Who is the local contact person: Gwendolyn Longmire, Ph.D. firstname.lastname@example.org Contact this person first with questions or concerns about the services of the provider you choose.
How often and how long will my child receive tutoring? This can vary, from everyday to a few times a week. Make sure you know how many sessions the provider will offer, and how long those sessions will continue.
When does the provider offer services ? Anytime outside of the regular day. After school is the most common time for SES to be offered. Can take place before school, on weekends, etc. Offered during times convenient for the family so your child can attend regularly.
Where does the provider offer services? Schools Public Libraries Provider Offices Family Homes Community Centers
What type of instruction is provided? Hands on tutoring by trained instructors Internet-based instruction accessed through a computer at home, in a school, or a community center. Make sure you and your child are comfortable with the location.
Will transportation be provided? If your child will need transportation to the tutoring sessions, ask the provider whether transportation will be offered. If no transportation will be offered, it is your responsibility to get your child to and from tutoring sessions.
What is the provider's track record in raising student achievement? To get on the state list, providers must be able to demonstrate that they have a track record of raising student achievement in academic areas, such as reading and math Be sure to find out whether the provider has a successful track record of working with students whose needs are similar to your child’s needs.
Providers for the Zachary Community School District Focus 1 st Tutoring Project Education Me Learning Center, LLC. ClubZ! In-Home Tutoring Services, Inc.
Who will be instructing my child? Ask about the backgrounds and qualifications of staff that will be working with your child. Do they have experience teaching reading or math? Do they have experience working with children who were struggling in school? SES providers are not required to hire certified teachers. *However, you should make sure you are confident that each instructor’s level of experience and knowledge has prepared him or her to help your child improve academically.
Application and Brochures Applications are available for all parents. Brochures about providers are available as well.
Questions… If you have any questions, please contact your child’s school or: Gwendolyn Longmire, Ph.D. email@example.com Phone: 658-4969