Whether a retired or furloughed teacher, college student studying special education or related field, or a top high-school performer (must be 18 and over), our platform has a variety of experts across many age ranges and expertise. If you have experience in, educational credentials in, or simply a passion for working with students with disabilities, we encourage you to apply.
Due to the nature of the goals of this program, providers must be willing to work in-person. Learning providers set their own rates of pay, typically commensurate with their education and experience. Please note: Learning Aid Ohio prohibits excessive rates that do not adhere to the intention of the program. Once your bio is available on the site, families in your area can begin scheduling introductory interviews with you.
To get started today, fill out the application by clicking on the link below and follow further instructions. Once approved by DSACO*, you will receive more information on how to list your bio. Please note: immediate family members, and those in the same household of an approved student, cannot apply to be providers.
Frequently Asked Questions
WHERE CAN I GET A BACKGROUND CHECK?
If you are a resident of Ohio, you can submit either a BCI or FBI background check. If you are not an Ohio resident, you will need to submit an FBI background check. Find locations that offer the type you need. If you must submit a code, please use 5123 169. We suggest sending the background check to your home address and scanning in a copy to your application
ARE SERVICES VIRTUAL OR IN-PERSON?
We are currently only adding learning providers who are able to provide in-person services due to the nature of the program offering support to families with students with disabilities who are already struggling with online learning.
HOW WILL I GET PAID?
Learning providers will be paid directly by the site administrator once per our payday schedule which is typically every 2 weeks, but sometimes varies on holiday weeks. See schedule provided once approved as a provider.
CAN I BOOK APPOINTMENTS FOR CLIENTS?
No. Clients must book their own appointments directly through the site in order to pay for their services with their “LearningOHIO” plan. Learning providers do not have access to this.
DOES LEARNING AID OHIO PARTNER WITH BUSINESSES OR ORGANIZATIONS WHO PROVIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES?
No. The platform is only available for individual providers to add bios and offer 1-1 services to families. At this time, we do not partner with groups, organizations or other businesses who offer educational services.
CAN I OFFER GROUP SERVICES?
Only one family can book a given time slot. We do not allow providers to offer group rates, as most families are looking for one on one, in-person learning support for their student with unique needs.
Please look through the site and familiarize yourself with the content. We are confident you will find answers to your questions. If you still cannot find answers to your questions, please contact our provider liaison team at firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know how we can help!