Schools recruit parents to be substitute teachers amid COVID staffing shortages

Schools recruit parents to be substitute teachers amid COVID staffing shortages

Schools recruit parents to be substitute teachers amid COVID staffing shortages 'It's really a gift that you're giving these kids, especially in the elementary years.' Parents who just months ago had their role in education publicly questioned are now being implored to enter classrooms to combat staffing shortages. "I knew when COVID hit, they started to make some exceptions for subs and I thought, 'Oh my gosh. I'm going to do it. I'm just going to try and see if I like it,'" said Kristin Kuhlman, a California mom of two who is currently serving as a long-term substitute teacher in Encinitas, California. Kuhlman earned her degree in business but said she comes from a family of educators, so when it became clear that COVID-19 was leading to teacher and …
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