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 »

MHED Team Member of the Month: Nicki Thompson

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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 »

MHED Team Member of the Month: Brad Whitsell

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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 »

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 »

Sub Spotlight: Marianne Tennant

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  As an actress, Marianne Tennant finds her skills from the stage work well in the classroom. “As a substitute, you have to be on because you never know what you are going to walk into.” Marianne has always had a passion for acting. As a child, she and her eight brothers and two sisters… 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 »

January Sub Spotlight: George Blume

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  At an early age, George Blume’s father gave him some advice: If you want your community to be a better place, then YOU work to make it better. It’s wisdom that has guided George all his life. It’s what led him to 27 years as a volunteer firefighter. And 26 years as an Emergency… 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 »

Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

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  With Thanksgiving right around the corner, we thought we’d share some of our MHED family’s favorite turkey day recipes. Check out the recipes below to find some Thanksgiving favorites along with some non-traditional dishes from the MHED team.   Main Dishes   Turkey Dumpling Soup from Kathryn Zahn, Staffing Specialist at MHED  Ingredients for… Read more »

November Sub Spotlight: Paul Murray

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When Paul Murray first retired, his wife Marilyn could see that playing golf was not enough for him. She knew he needed to be helping people, so she encouraged him to do something else. That’s when he became a teacher. But before he started working with children, Paul served his country. Joining the army in… Read more »