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Recognizing Substitute Staff During COVID-19
With widespread school closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, school districts across the country are adjusting to distance education. Your prompt and effective response to this unprecedented situation is beyond praiseworthy. Yet, there’s one subset of your education team that can be easy to overlook – your substitute staff. What can your district do to
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10 Resources for Art Teachers During COVID-19
While schools are closed due to COVID-19, teachers everywhere are making a valiant effort to carry on with their lessons – and those who teach “specials” are no exception. When you teach a chiefly hands-on subject such as art, adapting to distance education can be especially intimidating. We’ve discovered ten fantastic resources for art teachers
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8 Tips for Helping Children with Autism During COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic is disrupting the lives of people around the world. Social distancing has led to widespread school closures, which means families must quickly adapt to at-home learning. For children with autism, this may be an especially challenging adjustment. Children with autism typically excel when following a predictable and consistent day-to-day schedule. Since school
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Education Resources for Parents During COVID-19 School Closures
The COVID-19 pandemic is affecting all of our lives in unexpected ways. Many parents suddenly find themselves cast into the role of an educator while children are housebound due to school closures. We recognize the range of challenges you’re facing: keeping kids on track with assigned schoolwork, catering to children of different ages, completing remote
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Distance Education Resources for K-12 Teachers
With widespread school closures surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, teachers everywhere are facing the challenge of teaching themselves and their students how to navigate remote learning. Luckily, several online educational resource providers are offering free services while schools are out of session. Below, we’ve compiled some distance education resources to help educators make the most of
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Happy 20th Birthday, ESS!
March 15th marks a milestone birthday for our company! ESS was founded 20 years ago, with a vision to enhance student achievement, support school districts, and provide meaningful job opportunities in the communities we serve. In the last two decades, ESS has grown tremendously – becoming the largest education-exclusive staffing provider in the country. To
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Congratulations to Our February Employees of the Month!
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 February 2020! Lori McNamara Frisco Independent School District, TX Lori was nominated by Miller Elementary School Secretary, Jennifer Martin, who wrote: “Lori has been subbing with us
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Work 5+ Days in March for a Chance to Win These Awesome Prizes!
Attention ESS employees: If you work 5+ days in March, you’ll automatically earn an entry into our monthly drawing. The more days you work, the more chances you gain to win one of these awesome prizes!  MARCH PRIZES $500 StubHub Gift Card (1)1-Year Apple Music Subscription (2)Nutribullet (2) Good Luck!
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Congratulations to Our February 2020 Raffle Winners!
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: VIZIO Soundbar System (1)
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ESS Read Across America
ESS Read Across America Celebration
At ESS, we believe in enhancing student achievement – which is why we’re so excited to get involved with Read Across America this year! Read Across America is a chance to celebrate the joys of reading and bring awareness to the importance of literacy in education. We’ll be celebrating all week in our offices and on our
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