Kelly Educational Staffing to Provide Substitute Teachers to the Burlington School District in Vermont

17 Dec '07
Kelly Educational Staffing to Provide Substitute Teachers to the Burlington School District in Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vt. (December 17, 2007) - Kelly Educational Staffing, a service line of Kelly Services, today announced it has been selected by the Burlington School District to provide substitute teachers to the 12 schools in the district for the remaining 2007-2008 school year.

As the national leader in educational staffing, Kelly provides an extensive staffing solution that includes recruiting, screening, orientation/training, scheduling, quality control and retention of qualified substitute teachers. During the 2006/2007 school year, Kelly employed more than 20,000 substitute teachers who met and/or exceeded state and local teaching requirements.

"We look forward to partnering with Kelly Educational Staffing to transition our existing base of talented substitute teachers and to expand the pool of qualified substitute teachers available to the district," said Jeanne Collins, superintendent for the Burlington School District. "Kelly's comprehensive staffing solution will enable district faculty and administrators to focus on educating students and will provide consistent learning throughout the year when teachers are away from the classroom."

"Kelly is pleased to partner with Burlington Schools and contribute to the academic achievement of students in the district," said Scott Smith, vice president for Kelly Educational Staffing. "Substitute teachers play a critical role in the continuity of learning when teachers must be absent. Kelly is committed to providing quality substitute teachers who are trained and fully prepared for class."

Kelly offers new and transitioning substitute teachers the prevailing wage in the school or district and access to software training, vacation/holiday bonus pay and non-teaching Kelly assignments during summer months and other vacation periods. To learn more about substitute teaching opportunities, contact the Kelly Educational Staffing office at (802) 658-3877.

About Kelly Educational Staffing Kelly Educational Staffing, a service line of Kelly Services, provides a comprehensive substitute teacher staffing solution to K-12 public and private schools including the recruiting, background screening, scheduling, and training of qualified substitute teachers. As the national leader in educational staffing, Kelly Educational Staffing provides qualified substitute teachers to 20,000 classrooms each week. Since its inception in 1997, Kelly Educational Staffing has provided substitute teachers to nearly 3 million classrooms in more than 2,900 schools in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit www.kellyeducationalstaffing.com.

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Denise Ridenour
Kelly Services
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