First Substitute Teacher Management Symposium Coming in January
- By Kate Lucariello
substitute teacher management company Red
Rover Technologies will hold its first substitute
management one-day online symposium (SMS) on Jan. 24, 2023.
Registration is free if completed on or before Dec. 15, 2022, but
will cost $120 thereafter. The SMS will bring together K–12
administrators, managers, and others to share insights on challenges
facing schools in finding, training, and retaining highly qualified
substitute teachers in an existing climate of staffing shortages,
compounded by the pandemic.
will include substitute recruitment, training, and management. The
keynote speaker will be Jay Midwood, chief of human capital for the
Central Falls School District in Central Falls, RI. He was featured
in the book “Substantial Classrooms: Redesigning the Substitute
Teaching Experience.” Attendees can also look forward to networking
with fellow human resources professionals, earning credit hours
certification, and learning about emerging trends.
Other speakers include Kelly Coash-Johnson, executive director of the
American Association of School Personnel Administrators; Jessie
Weiser, chief operating officer at Substantial Classrooms; and
Geoffrey Smith, president and CEO of the Substitute Teaching Division
at STEDI.org. Visit
Red Rover’s SMS page to learn more and register for this event.
Rover Technologies offers employee absence and
attendance management solutions to over 600 K–12 school districts.
Kate Lucariello is a former newspaper editor, EAST Lab high school teacher and college English teacher.