A Title I, Part A school that fails to make Adequate Yearly
Progress (AYP) for three consecutive years or more is
required to offer Supplemental Educational Services (SES)
to Title I eligible students. Parents select a state-approved
SES provider that has met all state and federal eligibility
requirements. The district contracts with the parent-
selected provider. [No Child left Behind P.L. 107-110,
Who Can Apply
Teacher Groups and Educational Service
Organizations Districts (ESDs)
School Districts/Schools Colleges and Universities
Faith-based Organizations Distance Learning
For Profit Organizations
Not for Profit
Native American Tribal
The deadline for submitting an application to be an
SES provider for the 2010-2011 school year is:
April 30, 2010
All application materials must be submitted
electronically by 4:30 PM PST on the OSPI iGrants
system. No applications will be accepted in hard
copy form and none will be accepted after this date.
State Education Agency (SEA): Provider: a school district,
the state education office nonprofit, or for profit entity
Eligible Student: a child in a Has a demonstrated method of
effectiveness in increasing student
Title I school that qualifies for achievement
free or reduced lunch Is capable of providing SES
consistent with the EALRs and the
Applicant: one that applies to school district curriculum
be an SES provider Is financially sound
Is willing to abide by all
Services: tutoring and other
Specifically, the state must:
Consult with parents, teachers, districts, and interested
members of the public to promote maximum
participation by providers to ensure, to the extent
practicable, that parents have as many choices as
Provide and disseminate broadly, through an annual
notice to potential providers, the process for obtaining
approval to be a provider of SES.
Develop and apply objective criteria for approving
Maintain an updated list of approved providers, across
the state, by school district, from which parents may
Develop, implement, and publicly report on standards
and techniques for monitoring the quality and
effectiveness of services offered by approved SES
providers, and for withdrawing approval from providers
that fail, for two consecutive years, to contribute to
increasing the academic proficiency of students served by
A district must:
Notify parents about the availability of services, at
least annually [Section 1116(e)(2)(A)].
Help parents choose a provider, if requested
Determine which students should receive services
if not all students can be served [Section
Assist the SEA in identifying potential providers
within the district [Section 1116(e)(4)(A)]).
Protect the privacy of students who receive SES
Once parents select a provider for their child, the district
must enter into an agreement with the provider that
includes the following:
Specific achievement goals for the student, which must be
developed in consultation with the student’s parents
A description of how the student’s progress will be
measured and how the student’s parents and teachers
will be regularly informed of that progress [Section
1116(e)(3)(A) and (B)].
A timetable for improving the student’s achievement
A provision for termination of the agreement if the
provider fails to meet student progress goals and
timetables [Section 1116(e)(3)(C)].
Provisions governing payment for the services, which
may include provisions addressing missed sessions
A provision prohibiting the provider from disclosing to
the public the identity of any student eligible for or
receiving SES without the written permission of the
student’s parents [Section 1116(e)(3)(E)].
An assurance that SES will be provided consistent with
applicable health, safety, and civil rights laws [Section
A provider is responsible for meeting the terms of its
agreement with the District (See G-2 of the SES Guidance),
Enabling the student to attain his or her specific
achievement goals (as established by the district, in
consultation with the student’s parents and the provider)
Measuring the student’s progress, and regularly
informing the student’s parents and teachers of that
progress [Section 1116(e)(3)(A) and (B)].
Adhering to the timetable for improving the student’s
achievement that is developed by the district in
consultation with the student’s parents and the
provider [Section 1116(e)(3)(A)].
Ensuring that it does not disclose to the public the
identity of any student eligible for or receiving SES
without the written permission of the student’s
parents [Section 1116(e)(3)(E)]
Providing SES consistent with applicable health,
safety, and civil rights laws [Section 1116(e)(5)(C)].
Providing SES that are secular, neutral, and non-
ideological [Section 1116(e)(5)(D)].
All tutors that will have any contact with students in any
capacity of the SES program must have their fingerprints
taken and be cleared by the Washington State Patrol (WSP)
and the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) prior to any
work with students.
Please pay close attention to the fingerprint section of the
application (final two pages) as the process could vary
depending on where you have your fingerprints taken.
If you believe that an employees prints are already on file,
please contact the Title I office at OSPI for verification.
Approved providers will also be expected to be represented
at four video conferences during the 2010-2011 school year.
July 21, 2010
September 15, 2010
January 12, 2011
April 13, 2011
These conferences are scheduled to run from 10 a.m.-noon
PST. Dial in information will be provided for companies
that are too far to join one of the live sites. One missed
conference will result in probation, the second will result in
revocation of your approval status pending review.
Applications are due to OSPI by April 30TH
Initial readings are done as applications come in
Fiscal screening is concluded by May 28TH
Assurances are reviewed in the first two weeks of June
District and provider feedback is returned by June 11TH
and evaluated into the application process
Official notice is mailed to providers on or by June 28TH
Listing is sent to the webmaster to be posted on July 1ST