December Sub of the Month: Neena Singla

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  Neena was chosen as the Sub of the Month because she is always willing to work anywhere and is flexible. She never complains if her assignment changes and always has a great team player attitude. What do you like most about being a substitute teacher? It’s great being a substitute teacher, as I get… Read more »

November Sub of the Month: Kim Stieben

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  What do you like most about being a substitute teacher? The uniqueness of all the students and schools I work in. As a long-term sub, I enjoy witnessing the growth of every student in the class. Why did you become a substitute teacher? What is your background or other jobs you have had? I’m… Read more »

October Sub of the Month: Rachel Wulff

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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 »

April Sub of the Month: Cory Sears

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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 »

March Sub of the Month: Anne Quinly

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  Anne Quinly is no stranger to the classroom. Before becoming a substitute teacher with MHED, Anne taught in Kansas City, Kansas Public Schools for 30 years. “I taught one year in a Catholic school in Kansas City, Missouri while finishing my masters in behavior disorder/emotionally disturbed from the University of Missouri – Kansas City,”… Read more »

February Sub of the Month: Linda Zohner

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  Linda Zohner understands that being an educator is a huge responsibility. “Being a substitute teacher provides me an opportunity to take a look at this generation of students, within the context of their schools,” she said. “It is both humbling and challenging to interact with the next generation of adults in our country.” Before… Read more »

January Sub of the Month: Emilie Reinertsen

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  Emilie Reinertsen has always enjoyed working with children. Before she was a substitute teacher, Emilie worked for the Children’s Division at the Department of Social Services in Missouri. “I was a Children’s Service Worker for 5 years,” Emilie said. “I worked with children and families providing protective services in instances of abuse and neglect,… Read more »

December Sub of the Month: Jenna Merriman

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  After her kids started first grade, Jenna Merriman decided it was time to get back to substitute teaching. “I really enjoy the kids and the variety of classes I get to teach,” Jenna said. “I love the hugs from the kids who remember me.” Prior to her substitute teaching career, Jenna earned a Bachelor’s… Read more »

November Sub of the Month: Cecilia McDonald

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After Cecelia McDonald retired, she missed seeing and connecting with her students. She felt she still had a lot to offer, so she became a substitute teacher. “Substitute teaching allows me to interact with kids and stay current with education trends,” Cecelia said. “I love that every day is new when I’m subbing.” Before becoming… Read more »

October Sub of the Month: Eduardo Almanza

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Before he retired, Eduardo Almanza wanted to try something different. He had been working in the insurance industry after spending 37 years in the U.S. Air Force as an Aero-Medical Technician and he was looking for a change of pace. “I decided to become a substitute teacher on the suggestion of my wife,” Eduardo said…. Read more »