Discover Your Hidden Superpower: Could You Be the Ultimate Substitute Teacher?


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What’s Inside? Key Traits of a Good Substitute Substitute Teacher Self-Assessment Quiz The role of a substitute teacher is a dynamic adventure demanding versatility, adaptability, and a passion for education. It’s an opportunity to engage with diverse students, shape young minds, and be a hero in the classroom. But how do you know if you… Read more »

A Comprehensive Guide for Substitute Teachers


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What’s Inside? Substitute Teacher Must-Haves Advice for Substitute Teachers Substitute Teacher Tips for Classroom Management Start Your Substitute Teaching Adventure Today! Welcome to the substitute teacher’s ultimate playbook! Whether you’re a rookie stepping into the classroom for the first time or a seasoned educator aiming to level up your teaching game, we’re here to be… Read more »

How to Present Yourself in Resumes and Interviews


Are you ready to take your career in education to the next level? Imagine your resume as your first impression – a captivating teacher who sparks students’ curiosity on the first day of school. That’s the impression your resume should make on potential employers. Just like passionate educators who inspire a love of learning, your career… Read more »

The Perks of Moving to Kansas City for Work


If you’re relocating to Kansas City or the surrounding area, you’ll discover there are many benefits of living in the KC metro area. And if you’re a teacher or looking to become one, there are plenty of substitute teaching options to get you started. But moving to Kansas City offers benefits beyond your teaching career!… Read more »

Celebrating Subs: The Unsung Heroes of Education


In a world where knowledge is power, there are few with greater influence than teachers. They are champions of education, dedicating their lives to shaping young minds and inspiring generations of students to love learning. This year for Teacher Appreciation Week (May 8-12) we’re celebrating the unsung heroes of the education world: substitute teachers. To… Read more »



The pandemic left school districts begging for substitute teachers to fill urgent, and often unexpected vacancies throughout the school year. A recent study found 35% of districts surveyed were struggling to fill paraprofessional positions.

In short supply: Substitute teachers more essential than ever


Substitute Teacher Shortage

As the anniversary of the first pandemic-related lockdown approaches, school districts are faced with the realization that the virus is not the only threat to school closures. Amidst navigating the shift to virtual learning, schools face another crisis: a substitute teacher shortage. While the nationwide shortage was a problem even before the pandemic, demand for… Read more »

February Subs of the Month: Tom & Debbie Sack


Tom and Debbie Sack have been substitute teachers for MHED since October 2015. We appreciate their dedication to teaching the students and their willingness to work as often as they can. They communicate with MHED daily about future available jobs and we truly appreciate their loyalty and hard work. We have been married almost 45… Read more »