Sub Pool Best Practices
Best practices for finding and supporting substitute teachers, including how to improve your fill-rate and and increasing the quality and breadth of your sub pool.
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How schools can foster inclusivity to attract substitute teachers
Graduate of San Jose State University, Paul Teogalbo has been a substitute teacher with Swing since September 2022 in Sacramento, CA. Before he earned his CTC credential in 2023, Paul taught as a paraprofessional for eight years, working with students…LEARN MORE
The benefits of outsourcing your substitute pool
Schools should consider these 6 qualities when evaluating substitute teacher staffing agencies.LEARN MORE
What qualities do great substitute teachers share?
Whether they are aspiring teachers, talented members of the community, or veteran subs, great substitute teachers will share distinct qualities that help them quickly integrate into a new school and connect with students. When building your sub pool, look for…LEARN MORE
How to maintain your substitute pool over the summer
After spending the school year nurturing your sub pool, it’s important to figure out how to best maintain those efforts once classes are out of session for the summer. While the demand for substitute teachers typically decreases over the summer…LEARN MORE
How to create a substitute ecosystem
From schools, to districts, to staffing agencies, the impact from the substitute teacher shortage is widespread. With everyone scrambling to find the best way to cover teacher absences, we’re here to guide you through the process of building an ecosystem…LEARN MORE
eBook Roundup: Great resources about substitute teaching
As we reach the end of the year, it’s important to reflect on the highs and lows, what we’ve accomplished, and what we can improve on next year. These principles apply just as much to our personal lives as they…LEARN MORE