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  • Save thousands of dollars by training all of your staff at their desks, on their own time

  • Keep your substitute teachers on your payroll

  • Increase your fill rate without hiring additional substitute teachers

  • Increase fill rates in the most difficult schools

  • Discover how to find the best applicants

  • Identify how to keep the best substitute teachers

  • Reduce complaints registered against substitute teachers

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Fill-Rate Academy for SubManagers by is an online extension of the SubSolutions National Conference. It provides the same learning experience as the national conference, but from the convenience of your own computer. 

For over 20 years, has hosted national and regional conferences for SubManagers and administrators from districts and organizations from around the country to share best practices in managing substitute teaching. The key indicator often is “Fill Rate” or the percent of classes that are covered by substitute teachers on any given day. This rate is affected by many aspects of managing substitute teaching, and this Academy addresses all of the aspects.


The benefits of participating in the Academy:

For the first time, SubManagers can quickly understand what needs to be done to recruit, train and retain an adequate number of individuals to substitute teach. One can learn how to manage the SubOffice and the district to ensure the fill rate is up and the complaints are down.

SubManagers can learn from other SubManagers from across the country and share their knowledge and ideas with others.

Together, using the techniques and processes taught in the Fill-Rate Academy for SubManagers by, each SubManager can be effective from day one, learning from the experts and practitioners.


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With the Fill-Rate Academy, you get the exclusive chance to participate in online, live-interactive webinars with other SubManagers, and included are tools has created to help manage substitute teachers. (Only $999 – Regularly $1,499)

This Fill-Rate Academy is created for individuals on the SubTaskForce and will assist the task force in gathering vital information from teachers, administrators, substitute teachers and permanent teachers to understand what practices, policies and procedures support your efforts in substitute teacher management.

The Fill-Rate Academy commitment includes one 45-minute interactive webinar per month, completion of the Fill-Rate Course, participation in conducting surveys and analyzing results (STEDI has the surveys and will mentor each participant through the process), and creation of a SubTaskForce to participate in the Academy (STEDI will assist you in creating a SubTaskForce).

Each month you’ll participate in a 45-minute, interactive webinar that will address specific topics to help you understand and implement the strategic plan for your district. Each webinar will be live with group discussions and presentations. The webinar will be recorded to be reviewed when needed.

One registration is good for up to five (5) individuals
within the same organization.


The Fill-Rate Academy Mentoring is unlimited and done at your convenience!

What You Get – Academy Schedule for 2018-2019

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Sept 12, 2018 1pm – EDT
Overview, Expectations, SubTaskForce, Surveys

The STEDI surveys will assist you in identifying individuals for your SubTaskForce and revealing challenges for your SubTaskForce to address. It will also provide data for you to present to your administrators. You’ll start this school year with very clear expectations and goals that will be your guide throughout the year.

October 10, 2018 1pm – EDT
Overview of Recruiting, Training, Retaining Substitute Teachers

What makes up the basis of effective recruiting, training and retaining of substitute teachers? This session will use the data collected from STEDI Surveys to look at how you can improve each of these areas.

November 14, 2018 1pm – EST
In-depth Look at Recruiting

You’ll work through recruiting strategies for the remainder of the year and establish successful recruiting practices for next school year.

December 12, 2018 1pm – EST
In-depth Look at Training

Want to reduce complaints by 30% or more? This session will cover what research has shown to be an effective training and how to implement it on any budget.

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January 9, 2019 1pm – EST
In-depth Look at Retaining

Increase the number of days worked by those in your SubPool and set up the most effective retaining policies to keep them for next year – and the years to come.

February 13, 2019 1pm – EST
Reducing your Substitute Teaching Budget

How much is spent on substitute teaching in your district? What is your overall budget? Can it be reduced? Should it be increased? Your supervisor will want to participate in this session with you.

March 13, 2019 1pm – EDT
SubWeek Preparation and End of Year Fill-Rates

Prepare now for an effective SubWeek recognition program. This will ensure your subpool will remain committed all the way through the school year.

April 10, 2019 1pm – EDT
Reviewing and Establishing Effective Practices, Policies and Procedures

Are your policies encouraging or discouraging high fill rates? You’ll be surprised by which practices are effective and which are not in keeping your fill rates high. Summer plans and programs will also be addressed.

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May 15, 2019 1pm – EDT
End-of-Year Surveys and Review

Knowing what worked and what didn’t will help you make next year’s plans. Using STEDI’s surveys you’ll have all the data you need to make informed decisions.

June 12, 2019 1pm – EDT
What Does it Take to Have an Effective Orientation

If you don’t tell your substitute teachers what is expected of them, how will they know? This session will go into what should be in an effective orientation for the coming year, district policy manual, and substitute teacher handbook.

July 10, 2019 1pm – EDT

You’ve hired them, now what? What are the best onboarding programs in districts across the country and how can you implement them?

August 14, 2019 1pm – EDT
Goals Setting for the Next School Year

You’ve had a full year, but what about next year? How to know what to do with what you’ve learned and what it means for next year. This session will tie together everything we’ve discussed and how to proceed in the future.

Why does your SubOffice Need Fill-Rate Academy?

Knowing what to do might take a SubManager years to comprehend, but now with STEDI Academy, they’ll get a jump start on their instruction.

The Fill-Rate Academy teaches what to do AND provides the management tools and understanding to implement the knowledge each month. It’ll also provide a cohort group from other districts to work with and share solutions — like SubSolutions!

Never before has there been such an opportunity to focus on substitute teaching-related issues and then to find long-lasting solutions to these challenges.

With STEDI’s tools, your people can solve the challenges you face with low fill rates and high turnover of substitute teachers.

The 2018-2019 Cohort group begins September 12 and registration closes Sept 10, 2018. Register today and get both the Fill-Rate Academy and Fill-Rate Course.

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