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A nonprofit supporting student-centered education!

To learn more and to make a charitable contribution

contact Amy Hebert at 513-615-9015 or

Our Mission

To provide specialized educational services to students, enabling the acquisition of skills and strategies, and to provide educational training to parents and the community to support understanding of learning differences.

Our Approach

Students attending our Homeschool “Learning Labs” receive specialized instruction to build academic skills and applications through evidence-based curriculum and strategies. Small group environments and purposeful interventions focus on the whole child, allowing students to experience success and gain confidence inside and outside of the classroom.

Our Focus

Students develop foundational academic skills in a setting where learning is optimized as teachers pinpoint strategies and interventions to support the child’s needs. 

Make a Difference

Specialized Educational Center accepts checks for donations. It may seem outdated, but no donated funds are spent on monthly fees for donation buttons or background financial connections! See our form below to make a donation.

Tax Deductible Contributions

A public charity with 501(c)(3) status 


  • Specialized Educational Center is a registered nonprofit and recognized by the IRS as tax exempt with 501(c)(3) status.
  • Donations support Specialized Educational Center’sLearning Labs.
  • Families complete a grant application to qualify for support.
  • Board members are volunteers; donations support families and the Learning Lab program.
  • Click the link below to download/open the donation form. We appreciate your support

    Donation Form_Specialized Educational Center

    Board Members and Executive Team

    Amy Hebert volunteers as Specialized Educational Center’s Executive Director & President.

    Amy’s post graduate work has been in the field of education. Academic Learning Services has grown to serve over 100 student per week and offers academic intervention services, speech and language services, subject-matter support, and test prep. She has created and authored a handwriting program and consulted with national educational publishers. Amy’s connections and experience help guide the nonprofit organization.

    Her volunteer experiences : Habitat for Humanity, Children’s Hunger Alliance, Cancer Family Care, and HeartStone Foundation.

    Kevin Armstrong volunteers as Specialized Educational Center’s Finance Director and Treasurer

    Kevin is a Certified Public Accountant with years of experience in various areas of business, accounting and taxation. After twenty years’ experience in public accounting, and 10 years working for the Internal Revenue Service, Kevin is uniquely qualified to work with business owners and nonprofits. His experience spans start-ups and small and large businesses.

    His volunteer experiences: Cincinnati Cycle club, Starfire council, Cincinnati Soapbox Derby, Mental Health Association of Cincinnati.

    Stephen Hebert volunteers as Specialized Educational Center’s Director, Vice President, and Secretary

    Stephen worked for Proctor & Gamble for over 25 years. He specializes in global supply chain design and management. He currently consults for fortune 500 companies. His strength in developing and implementing processes is instrumental to a newly formed nonprofit organization.


    His volunteer experiences: local churches and parishes, Habitat for Humanity.

    Interested in Making a Donation?

    Please contact us to learn more and to tour our new facility.

    Visit Academic Learning Services to learn more.

    Details about the programs supported by your donations are found at

    Contact Us

    please contact us at:
    email  |
    mobile  |  513-615-9015

    Our Location:
    8812 Montgomery Road
    Cincinnati, Ohio  45236

    Our learning environment features 4400 square feet with two HVAC systems using UV light for air purification. We are excited to provide safe space for all of our students,  families and educators. We recognize this is one important factor in your child’s education!