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So far I have been working every day since the year began in August. We return to class on Tuesday. The holiday season is once again here and summer passed by very quickly. Labor Day...Halloween...Veterans Day..Thanksgiving and the end of the year holidays. One can tell that the fall season is here just by looking at the lighted posts at the local high schools on Friday nights, too.
Yay! I had to turn down a couple of jobs when my car was in the shop. Middle school resource room. I was in that room last year and I really enjoyed it. Hoping to see some old coworkers and let them know I'm back in the saddle. One good thing about subbing in my old district. Mimi needs some grandma time with her East Coast granddaughter and needs money for that plane ticket.
Is everyone working again? Jobs are not plentiful but i have worked two days. BTW, why is this board now divided into boxes? The main teacher board still looks the same as i always has.
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We have about five weeks left before the next school year starts back up. This summer vacation sure went by pretty quickly. With all of the current events going on. I sure hope that we can pull it together and that things can run smoothly. Cheers to the new year :
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Can anyone tell me how the AESOP (spelling ?) substitute caller system works? I just heard that one of the districts I sub in is going to use it next year. Also, do you like it better than a human caller? Thanks!
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  • Ann - Thank you, Nick! On 6/26/16, Nick wrote: > On 6/10/16, Ann wrote: >> Can anyone tell me how the AESOP (spelling ?) substitute >> caller system works? I just heard that one of the >> districts I sub in is going to use it next year. Also, do &g...See More
    (Jun 27)
  • Nick On 6/10/16, Ann wrote: > Can anyone tell me how the AESOP (spelling ?) substitute > caller system works? I just heard that one of the > districts I sub in is going to use it next year. Also, do > you like it better than a human caller?...See More
    (Jun 26)
  • Ann to Ze - Thank you! On 6/18/16, Ze Povinho wrote: > I have found out that with Aesop, it is a necessity to get > apps like Jobulator (and no, this is not advertisement. > You really, really, really need this if you want to work > everyday). Without it, you w...See More
    (Jun 22)
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  • Nickster143 On 5/30/16, deb wrote: > Last week was the last week of school. All the sub. jobs > were cancelled by the district. They told us at the very > last minute because they say they have exhausted all monies for s for subs. My district is havin...See More
    (Jun 26)
  • Deanne On 5/31/16, mrsd wrote: > I know that to save money, they sometimes do in-house subbing > using teachers on planning periods. That's when they only > have a couple of periods to cover and don't want to pay 1/2 > day subs. As...See More
    (Jun 6)
  • mrsd I know that to save money, they sometimes do in-house subbing using teachers on planning periods. That's when they only have a couple of periods to cover and don't want to pay 1/2 day subs. As far as cutting sub pay, YEP! My last year of...See More
    (May 31)
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  • Nickster143 On 6/26/16, Nickster143 wrote: > On 6/17/16, pixie wrote: >> This school year went by so fast! But I made it through >> another year (makes two in a row!) without receiving any >> of the dreaded complaints. We know there is not...See More
    (Jun 26)
  • Nickster143 On 6/17/16, pixie wrote: > This school year went by so fast! But I made it through > another year (makes two in a row!) without receiving any > of the dreaded complaints. We know there is nothing we > can do to totally prevent them, bu...See More
    (Jun 26)
  • BJ Got a seasonal job at a golf course. Also doing pet sitting and the occasional tutoring and writing jobs. First year I did not get any complaints. And I took a lot of special ed jobs this year because no one else wanted them. Applying for teaching...See More
    (Jun 18)
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Okay, it has happened to nearly every sub. What has been your experience at being left out of school activities.

This topic came to me when during teacher appreciation week, all the regular teachers had lovely little gifts and surprises in their mail boxes daily and subs got zip.

It is also a problem when it comes to ordering out lunch or coffee...special activities...even theme days. Yes, I have been the sub in the turtle neck during tropical shirt day.

Ever fell out of the loop?
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  • Nickster143 On 5/20/16, mrwiseman wrote: > Okay, it has happened to nearly every sub. What has been > your experience at being left out of school activities. > > This topic came to me when during teacher appreciation > week, all the regular tea...See More
    (Jun 26)
  • Jeannie Deanne, I am retired now but when I was teaching full-time you are just the kind of sub who would have more requests than you could handle. I am sure something will turn up for you. Has the principal been in to observe your teaching? If not, ...See More
    (Jun 6)
  • Deanne On 6/06/16, Jeannie wrote: > > > That is so true, Kathy. When you're subbing, you don't> have to worry about the next day (unless you're doing> consecutive days). > Subs don't do Back to School Nights, Special ex...See More
    (Jun 6)
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