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  MHED uses a system called Absence Management to schedule substitute teaching jobs. Absence Management can be used online or over the phone and is an easy way for you to manage your substitute teaching schedule. If you are new to MHED, this quick start guide should give you enough information to get started: Logging… Read more »

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One of the biggest challenges for teachers is keeping students engaged. Unengaged students are unmotivated or uninterested in what’s being taught — and, if left alone, they can erode the positive learning environment teachers strive so hard to achieve. How do you, as a substitute teacher, successfully engage students in the small time you have… Read more »

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  Substitute teaching can be a rewarding experience. But if you’re new to the profession, you’re bound to encounter some challenges. Properly preparing for your first substitute teaching day is critical to having a successful experience. If you’re a fist-time substitute teacher, follow this helpful advice to mitigate any problems and ensure you have a… Read more »

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Ashley Peterson Substitute Staffing Specialist   As a former teacher, Ashley Peterson knows what it takes to work in education. Her educator background gives her unique insight into the needs of districts and substitutes alike. “Having been in the classroom for a number of years, I am able to act proactively to address the needs… Read more »

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  People become substitute teachers for a variety of reasons. If you’re thinking about starting a teaching career, substituting can be a great way to find out if the profession is for you. If you enjoy working with children and are looking to supplement your income, substitute teaching can provide a flexible way to do… Read more »