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Beth Salaris, our dedicated Connecticut recruiter, held her 2nd Annual Welcome Back Reception on August 30, 2016. She invited substitutes to donate school supplies to go to Bridgeport Public Schools and couldn't believe the incredible turnout! Thanks to Beth and all of our generous substitutes who contributed to this cause! Source4Teachers recruiter, Beth Salaris (left), with Bridgeport Public Schools recruiter, Lissette Colon (right) in front of donated school supplies from CT subs
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In order for you to make an informed vote this election year, it's important to be conscious of the candidates' stances on the issues. We found a handy resource on educationweek.orgentitled Compare the Candidates: Where Do Clinton and Trump Stand on Education?  This page compares Clinton & Trump on all matters education. Explore a variety of education-related topics on everything from bullying and testing to school choice and college access.
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An awareness of reading techniques is something that all teachers should have in their toolboxes. According to Karl McDonald in his article on howtolearn.com: Different Reading Techniques and How to Use Them, the four main techniques are skimming, scanning, intensive, and extensive. Click the link above to learn more about these techniques and when to direct your students to use them. 
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No matter what your stance on politics, current and former presidential candidates have plenty of interesting things to say about education. Check out some memorable quotes on MSNBC.com. 11 quotes on education from 2016 presidential candidates  
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Who is better qualified to give tips to substitute teachers than those who are actively working substitute teachers? We found an awesome compilation of real tips from real subs on STEDI.org. 103 Tips from Substitute Teachers to Substitute Teachers by Jessica Smith Here’s a sneak peak of some tips from the article that we love: Students pick up on your attitude very quickly. A calm, cheerful manner can go a long way in making the day run more smoothly! –
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The 2016 presidential election is on the horizon and the change in office will inevitably affect all of us in the education world. Education policy is always a widely debated topic, and no matter which side you’re on, it’s always smart to understand the candidates’ stances to be a well-informed voter. Education Weeks’ website features an informative page which briefly summarizes the candidates’ beliefs on current education issues. Click the link below to read more: Presidential Candidates on Education: Election
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Each month, we're giving away more than $1,000 worth of 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 excited to announce the winners of our May Raffle! $500 Gift Card to Hotels.com (1)April Glover Bose® QuietComfort® 25 Acoustic Noise Canceling Headphones (1)Mouna Eidlen Amazon Echo Voice-Activated Speaker (1)Don Montefusco  
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Substitutes should arrive at least 15 minutes before the start of the school day. Why? Because your demeanor when the students enter your classroom will set the tone for the rest of the day. If you are running late, unprepared, and frantic, the rest of your day will likely be unorganized and frantic. So, give yourself plenty of time to park, sign in, pick up materials, and go over lesson plans and you will feel much more confident and prepared
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We’re all looking forward to summer, sunshine, and sand – but on the downside, the need for substitutes quickly diminish as schools break for summer vacation. Luckily, there’s plenty of things substitutes can do in the meantime – explore your hobbies and passions, spend time with your family, or make some extra cash with a summer job! Check out this article we found on USnews.com for some great ideas on earning some extra income during summer break: 7 Ideal Summer
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Trying to be a teacher? Becoming a sub may be the best possible place to start. Between scheduling flexibility, gaining diverse experience, and having face-time with district decision makers, subbing greatly enhances your chance to be hired in a full-time capacity – and to feel confident in yourself when you start. This article from NEA.com is chock full of solid advice from the perspective of an experienced substitute: Start out Subbing: Advice on being a successful substitute educator – and
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