Kelly Educational Staffing® Names Walter Bailey as 2019 National Substitute Teacher of the Year
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During the four years Mr. Bailey has been a KES substitute teacher, he has served as a paraprofessional, library media specialist, special education professional and substitute teacher in kindergarten through sixth grade classrooms. When asked what he likes most about being a substitute teacher, Mr. Bailey replied, “I like seeing the spark of understanding on a child’s face when a lesson clicks for them. Most of all, though, I want to take part in helping shape the next generation.”
“Mr. Bailey has worked in almost every classroom environment at our school and has exhibited an exemplary performance,” said Dr.
Each year, as part of a long-standing tradition and an integral component in recognizing substitute teachers and paraprofessionals for their success, KES employees across the U.S. have the opportunity to nominate individuals for the state and national teacher of the year awards in recognition of the ways they enrich the lives of students. The nominations include feedback provided by the administration at KES partner-schools. From the state winners, one national winner is selected, representing the highest achievement a KES substitute teacher can receive.
As the KES national winner, Mr. Bailey will receive an award certificate and a
“Mr. Bailey is a true representation of the high-quality educators KES provides to its partner schools each day,” said
About Kelly Educational Staffing
At Kelly Educational Staffing® (KES®), we believe that education is a shared responsibility—and we’re dedicated to bringing the best educators to your classrooms. Operating as a specialty service of Kelly®, a global workforce solutions provider that’s always asking what’s next in the world of work, we’re proud to be the first and largest comprehensive education talent management solution in the U.S. Launched in 1997, KES partners with more than 7,000 public, private, and charter schools across 36 states. In addition, KES provides schools with quality substitute teacher staffing and management, as well as after-school program staffing, and the staffing of non-instructional positions such as custodians, cafeteria employees, administrative assistants, and school nurses. More than three million classrooms are filled by a KES substitute teacher each school year.
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