Our services for families
Professional teachers to lead your learning pod.
10% of every purchase is allocated to our grant programs that support teacher and school leader recruitment efforts at high needs PK-12 schools with demonstrated financial hardship due to COVID-19.

Get Started

  • Complete a short preliminary preferences and needs assessment for your family.
  • This will help us understand your needs and we will connect with your shortly thereafter.
  • We have launched our platform for families! Submitting your assessment will allow us to prepare your free self-service account - and you'll be able to connect with teachers immediately.
  • Contact us with any questions.
  • If you have questions about our services or want to learn more about how to better support your child(ren), don't hesitate to ask.
  • Review our FAQ.
  • Accounts on Selected are free and you can preview all candidates prior to connecting with them. If you wish to connect with candidates, we offer "invite packs" starting at $200.
  • We offer 1:1 Concierge Support, on-demand and personalized for you
  • We offer a "full-service" option where we manage the entire search and hiring process for you

Concierge Support

  • We offer on-demand and personalized support to help your family:
  • Set up and form your pod
  • Prepare and support your outreach and search process of teachers
  • Support the teacher after they've been hired
  • Any questions or if you'd like to reserve a session, please email families@getselected.com

Our Teachers

  • On Selected for Families, teachers are experts in childhood education, professionally trained, qualified, and diverse classroom teachers. They are hired at leading public and private schools in the regions we serve.
  • 75% state-certified or in the process of earning their state teacher certification
  • 75% have at least a Master’s degree
  • 40% teachers of color

FAQ and More



  • Can you match my family with remote or online teachers?
  • Absolutely. Contact us and let us know what you need.
  • Are teachers primarily interested in online or in-person instruction?
  • Most teachers are interested in both. We are committed to helping parents source structured, individualized support for their children regardless of delivery mechanism.
  • What are your fees?
  • View our service options or contact us to learn more. All fees are paid upfront with no ongoing retainer or residual fee.
  • Do you take a percentage of the teachers’ earnings?
  • No. 100% of what you decide to pay the teacher goes to the teacher.
  • Can you help us negotiate a rate with the teacher?
  • No, you should plan on negotiating directly with the teacher. However, we can help give you a sense of what the market looks like.
  • Is the teacher an employee of Selected?
  • No.
  • What about COVID-19?
  • We strongly recommend that you and the teacher come to mutual agreement on our provided Health and Safety Protocol template that defines health and social behavior practices and protocol during your engagement. While the risk of COVID infection cannot be eliminated during any in-person instruction arrangement, the goal is to reduce the risk significantly.
  • What is the Health and Safety Protocol template?
  • It defines health and safety protocols that you and your teacher mutually agree to abide by, customizable by you.
  • What if I don’t hire any of the teachers you introduce me to?
  • A needs and preferences assessment and an ideal candidate profile (i.e., job description) will be created by Selected so you can continue to use in your personal search, if necessary.

    We feel confident that the teachers you’ve been introduced to will serve you either now or in the future. You may purchase additional packages to connect with more teachers.
  • Does Selected conduct background checks?
  • For select packages, Selected will conduct background checks for your finalist candidates.

Additional Fine Print

  • No ongoing or additional fees beyond the initial upfront fee
  • You determine and negotiate working arrangement (e.g., schedule, wages) directly with teacher
  • You assume all responsibility of the supervising and monitoring of teacher
  • You assume all responsibility of the health and safety of your family and children
  • The teacher is not an employee of Selected
  • Background checks are not always 100% accurate and may not reveal a person's complete criminal history. No background check should be relied upon to determine a candidate’s complete criminal history or suitability as a teacher
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