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  • [BLOG POST] Talk Data to Me: Does Using a Mobile App Impact Substitute Fill Rates?

    Talk Data to Me: Does Using a Mobile App Impact Substitute Fill Rates?

    You know how important substitute engagement is in maximizing your organization’s absence fill rate. But what about the way substitutes accept jobs in your district? Can that impact fill rates as well?

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  • [WHITE PAPER] Changing Perceptions: Substitutes as Educators

    Changing Perceptions: Substitutes as Educators

    A first-rate substitute program doesn’t happen by accident. It takes work, planning, and a deep understanding of your substitutes themselves. Here are some strategies for creating a substitute program that truly makes an impact.

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  • As a Frontline Absence & Time client, the Frontline mobile app is complimentary for your administrators, staff, and substitutes. Curious how to get started?

    Overview: Administrator Mobile App
    QuickStart Guide: Administrator Mobile App
    QuickStart Guide: Employee Mobile App
    QuickStart Guide: Substitute Mobile App
    Downloading and Accessing the Frontline Mobile App

    What are you waiting for? Download the app for your iPhone or Android today.

    Must be logged into Absence Management to access links above.

  • [BLOG POST] School HR & Employment: Legal Considerations for 2021

    School HR & Employment: Legal Considerations for 2021

    How to manage school human resources in today’s working climate featuring takeaways from a webinar with leading school law litigator and professor John B. Comegno II.

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  • [VIDEO] Explain It Like I’m 9: Low Substitute Rates? Your Substitute Teachers Might Not Be Accepting Jobs

    Explain It Like I’m 9: Low Substitute Rates? Your Substitute Teachers Might Not Be Accepting Jobs

    Can’t find enough substitute teachers to cover teacher absences? Seems like a simple case of not enough substitutes, right? But not so fast! While you might need a larger pool of substitutes, it’s also possible that you have plenty — and that they just aren’t taking jobs in your district.

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  • [BLOG POST] Why You Need to Care About Time Collection (and How Doing It Right Can Boost Safety and Efficiency)

    Why You Need to Care About Time Collection (and How Doing It Right Can Boost Safety and Efficiency)

    Whether you need a refresher on time collection or you’re a seasoned pro, this post is good reminder of the three pillars of time collection success.

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  • [BLOG POST] Connecting Your Substitutes to Mission and Vision

    Connecting Your Substitutes to Mission and Vision

    Part of your job is to help connect every staff member — including substitutes — to your mission. But where do you start?

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  • [PODCAST] Employee Wellness Program at Emporia Public Schools

    Employee Wellness Program at Emporia Public Schools

    How and why former Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Dr. Andy Koenigs led the charge to create an incredibly successful wellness initiative from scratch.

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  • [BLOG POST] Welcoming Substitutes Into Your School’s Community

    Welcoming Substitutes Into Your School’s Community

    Five ways to help substitutes connect with your school community to help you attract more quality substitutes and help your substitutes become more effective educators.

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  • [WEBINAR] Teacher Shortages & Retention-First Staffing

    Teacher Shortages & Retention-First Staffing

    In this webinar, we join forces with Anchorage School District to share how districts can reduce the impact of the teacher shortage through retention, onboarding and recruitment.

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  • [BLOG POST] How to Attract First-rate Substitutes by Recognizing Them as Educators

    How to Attract First-rate Substitutes by Recognizing Them as Educators

    Does your district have a shortage of substitutes? If so, are you making an effort to structure the job so that people who identify as educators will be drawn to it?

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  • [PODCAST] No Substitute for Customer Service

    No Substitute for Customer Service

    How one district built a reputation among substitutes for being a great place to work.

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  • [BLOG POST] How to Disaster-Proof Your School District Business Office

    How to Disaster-Proof Your School District Business Office

    Practical tips for creating a business continuity plan to help your district feel prepared no matter what comes your way.

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  • [BLOG POST] Showing Your Substitutes Where to Park (and Why It Really Matters)

    Showing Your Substitutes Where to Park (and Why It Really Matters)

    Sometimes, running an effective substitute program simply means taking some concrete steps to create an environment that equips them success.

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  • [PODCAST] Substitutes In the House

    Substitutes In the House

    The Clarksville-Montgomery County School System used to outsource their substitute teacher program. But in 2014, they decided to bring it back in house — no small thing for an office of just four people, in a district with 36,000 students. Why and how did they bring the sub program back under their own roof?

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  • [WEBINAR] Talk Data to Me: Absence Management During COVID-19

    Talk Data to Me: Absence Management During COVID-19

    How COVID-19 has impacted teacher absences, the number of substitutes working, and substitute fill rates through the lens of data from the Frontline Research & Learning Institute and Frontline’s Absence & Substitute Management system.

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