From kindergarten to twelfth grade, over a year of a child’s education is spent with a substitute teacher. Yet teachers, aides, students, and staff often view substitutes as a glorified babysitter with no credentials and no teaching experience.
Your guest teacher may be a college graduate with a degree in economics substitute teaching a class for the day. Or a retiree who used to be the CEO of a bio-engineering firm. Or even a teaching candidate in the middle of their credentialing program who is trying to gain experience before they graduate.
Administrators and Principals Subs are generally overlooked and ignored by front office staff and principals. They arrive at a new school with no sense of knowledge of the school setting, no comfort or feelings of acceptance from the other staff members as part of the school team, and for most of the day, their efforts to meet and exceed the school’s expectations go unnoticed.
Teachers No matter how much knowledge and quality these guest teachers...