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With the start of a new school year on the horizon, we're thrilled to bring back our monthly raffle program! Each month, we'll be raffling off more than $1,000 worth of exciting prizes to some lucky employees who meet or exceed our minimum work frequency and performance qualifications – the more you work, the better your chance to win! If you work 5+ days in August, you’ll automatically earn an entry into our monthly drawing. Daily, long-term, building-based, and virtual
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Not all students learn the same way. Some students need to hear it, some students need to see it, and some students need to do it. Most students show a preference for one of the three basic learning styles: auditory, visual, and kinesthetic. When teachers understand the characteristics of different learning styles and associated instructional strategies, they are better able to address the learning needs of each of their students. This is an important part of creating meaningful classroom experiences
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Before becoming a substitute teacher in special education classrooms for ESS, Susan Engelhart was a special education teacher for more than 30 years. While teaching students with cognitive disabilities can be a fulfilling duty, it can be difficult to navigate the challenges. In her article Creating a welcoming exceptional education classroom, Susan uses her expertise in exceptional education to help teachers like herself improve the classroom experience for their students. She provides five simple, effective strategies that teachers can use to help students
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Each month, we give away more than $1,000 worth of exciting prizes to some lucky employees who meet or exceed certain work frequency and performance qualifications. We want to reward our most dedicated people with an opportunity to win something big! We’re pleased to announce the winners of last month’s raffle: June Raffle Prizes $100 American Express E-Gift Card (10)Susan Welliver (NH)Woodrow Wilson (SC)Gwendolyn Johnson (LA)Carol Kovalcsik (MI)Candice Valentine (CO)Terrence Merkel (RI)Leigh Jordon (VA)Stephanie Barton (GA)Jameria Wiley (AL)Maria Galvan (WA)
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Each month, our partner school districts submit glowing reviews of our employees, from which we select four employees of the month. We're pleased to recognize our honorees from May 2022! Kim TallentWhite County Schools, GA Kim was nominated by Laura Hall, Principal at Jack P. Nix Elementary School, who wrote: "Kim Tallent has been a dedicated and dependable substitute teacher for Jack P. Nix for many years. She is willing to do anything asked of her, and she is always
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It's with great pride that we shine our employee spotlight on Raymond Cage, an ESS Area Manager in North Texas, who has been making some incredible athletic achievements! Ray has always had a passion for sports. He was a standout high school varsity football player in the late 80s and ran track for a year. In the early 90s, he was a boxing champion in the Air Force. While watching the track and field events at the 2021 Olympics on TV,
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Each month, we give away more than $1,000 worth of exciting prizes to some lucky employees who meet or exceed certain work frequency and performance qualifications. We want to reward our most dedicated people with an opportunity to win something big! If you work 5+ days in June, you’ll automatically earn an entry into our monthly drawing. Daily, long-term, building-based, and virtual substitutes are all eligible, as well as permanent placements!  June Raffle Prizes $100 American Express E-Gift Card (10)
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As this school year comes to an end, ESS has selected and awarded winners for our 8th Annual Impact Awards! The Impact Award was created in 2014 to recognize employees based on frequency of work, feedback from our partner school district(s), and a commitment to exceed the expectations of their role. This year, we honored seven individuals who make an impact on the schools they serve every day. With a positive attitude, they perpetually perform above and beyond their assigned
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All ESS employees who worked five Fridays between Friday, April 1st and Friday, May 13th had a chance to win a big bonus this year! ESS employees were able to choose whichever five Fridays they’d like to work, as long as they were within the program time frame. The time has come for us to announce the 10 winners of the Extra Pay Fridays program! Congratulations to our Extra Pay Friday Winners! Jamal James (NC)Elouise Fulmore (SC)Kelly Shaffer (PA)Milyann Jackson
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Each month, our partner school districts submit glowing reviews of our employees, from which we select four employees of the month. We're pleased to recognize our honorees from April 2022! Kelly KolanderLincoln County R-III School District, MO Kelly was nominated by Holly Hite, Principal at Lincoln Elementary, who wrote: "We would like to recognize Mrs. Kelly Kolander for all her amazing abilities. Kelly is always flexible and ready for anything we ask of her. She has wonderful classroom management skills
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