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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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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 May, 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!  May Raffle Prizes YETI Tundra 65 Cooler (1)Ninja Foodi
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Today kicks off our favorite week of the year – it’s Employee Appreciation Week! We couldn’t fully celebrate this week without taking a moment to recognize and praise the unsung heroes in education, our substitute teachers and paraprofessionals! It’s no secret this year has presented its obstacles, and we can’t thank our employees enough for rising to the challenge and saving the day when regular teachers needed to be absent. As a small token of our gratitude, we’re raffling off
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Next week (May 2-6) is Teacher Appreciation Week, and we can’t wait to celebrate! We applaud the extraordinary educators who have worked tirelessly with students to keep things moving forward, despite such an unpredictable year. We cannot thank you enough for all that you do! In honor of Teacher Appreciation Week, we’ve found that many businesses and communities throughout the country are offering exciting promotions and discounts for teachers! Many of these deals are open to substitute teachers as well
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Who is better qualified to give education advice than someone who has taught every grade level from kindergarten through high school over the past 31 years? Michael Linsin founded his blog Smart Classroom Management in 2009. This incredible resource features more than 600 articles and videos that cover a variety of classroom management topics. Linsin's approach to classroom management is to hold students accountable while fostering a classroom that students love to be a part of. His strategies and techniques
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