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  You’ve seen the sunflower pictures from Grinter Farms on Instagram and Facebook. The ones with people posing amongst a seemingly endless field of sunflowers. The pictures have exploded in popularity recently. It seems everyone has made the trek to Grinter Farms to snap a photo with the sunflowers. But the sunflower field was never… Read more »

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  Rachel is the sub of the month because we appreciate her hard work, dependability, and willingness to jump right in and help wherever needed. It is always a sigh of relief when we know Rachel can go in and do whatever is asked. What do you like most about being a Substitute Teacher? I… Read more »

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Tell us about your family and your background? I grew up in a small town outside of Charleston, WV. I lived there most of my life until about 10 years ago when my family and I moved here to the Kansas City area. I graduated from West Virginia State University with a degree in Office… Read more »

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    Each month, we highlight one of our awesome employees so you can get to know the MHED team! This month we spoke with Staffing Specialist Brad Whitsell.   Tell us about your family and background. I grew up in a small town near St. Joseph Missouri and then moved to Maryville, Missouri to… Read more »

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  Ron Brown is a busy guy. Not only is he a substitute teacher, he’s an author and musician. Ron began substitute teaching while in law enforcement. “I was in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff, a Park Ranger, and a Campus Police Officer. While a patrolman, I would substitute teach to give back to the… Read more »

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  Many teachers and students nationwide are undoubtedly celebrating the start of summer break. But, like many students getting summer jobs, a lot of teachers are looking for ways to make extra cash over the summer. In our previous blog post, 5 Ways Subs Can Make Extra Income Over the Summer, we gave you some… Read more »

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  Doretha Bighems is not only a substitute teacher with MHED, she is also a veteran. For 23 years, Doretha served our country in the United States Army, Active Army National Guard, and United States Army reserve. “I am a graduate of Officer Candidate School (OCS) and various Non-Commissioned Officers (NCO) Schools,” Doretha said. “Other… Read more »

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  Corey Sears has worked a lot of different jobs. “I have worked in construction, painting, a call center, as a receptionist in a doctor’s office, in a seafood and meat department, and have done tree work and landscaping,” Corey said. Though he’s a man of many talents, Corey decided to join the MHED team… Read more »

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Honor the Substitute Teachers in Your District May 7 – 11 Substitute teachers make an incredible impact on our children’s education. In fact, one full year of a child’s K-12 education is taught by substitute teachers, according to the Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University. In recognition of all they do, schools across the country… Read more »

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  As a pitcher at St. Louis University, Matt Eckelman was eying a career in the majors before an elbow injury sidelined him during his junior year. “Sitting out, it was hard at first,” Matt told the St. Louis Dispatch in 2016. “But, I was pretty sure everything would work out.” He was right. Matt… Read more »