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SubSolutions Conference – ONLINE

June 28 – June 30, 2023

12 Noon – 4 PM EDT June 28 & 29
12 Noon – 2 PM EDT June 30


District Registration, First Registrant: $345

Each additional from the same district    $50

Agency Registration (limit one):            $395

$50 Discount for Presenting Districts

Presenter Application Form (download)

Or Apply Online Below

Learn how to manage your substitute teacher program successfully and enjoy the comforts of your own home!


The Future of Recruiting, Training and Retaining Substitute Teachers

About SubSolutions

Since 1995, the annual SubSolutions conferences have been valuable for hundreds of administrators and managers to learn how to handle the difficult challenges schools and staffing agencies face in managing substitute teaching.

It’s not just the individual substitute teachers, it’s teacher absenteeism, the online absence management systems, the practices, policies and procedures of the school district, it’s the economy – well, you get the picture.

The session presentations come from school districts and organizations who are working with these challenges each and every day as well as the latest research conducted by

What attendees are saying about SubSolutions


  • Best practices in the management of substitute teaching
  • How other districts handle the same issues you are facing
  • How to do more with fewer people
  • Reduce complaints and increase effectiveness of subs
  • Increase fill rates even on the worst days
  • Automate the hiring process for substitute teachers
  • Find, recruit, and encourage the best to become subs


  • Live Training During Pandemics
  • Your Website: Your Best Recruiter… or Is It?
  • Training Packages for Large or Small Districts
  • Expanding Your Vision on How Your Substitute Teachers Can Contribute During the Pandemic
  • Creating an Action Plan – Substitutes, Paras, Specialists
  • Don’t Forget to Train Parents
  • Recruiting Full Time Teachers from your SubPool
  • Diversity Training
  • School Funding – a Pandemic
  • Helping Substitute Teachers Feel Comfortable in Your Schools
  • Using Your Substitute Teachers as Support Staff
  • Legal Aspects in the Covid Age

Call For Presenters

Apply to Present at SubSolutions

  • A projector will be provided, but please list any additional equipment needed.

Do you have a SubSolution?

The Substitute Teaching Division of invites you to submit a solution for presentation at a SubSolutions Workshop. Share your “best practices” with those who need it. Presenting your solutions at the workshop or participating on a panel provides an excellent opportunity to assist individuals directly involved with managing substitute teaching, and to learn from the experiences of other participants. Also please submit to be a part of the panel discussion on unemployment of substitute teachers. Presenters receive $50 off the registration fee.


Each presenter/co-presenter must submit a completed conference registration form. All proposals of presentations must contain content appropriate for the audience of the conference.


Session presentations should be in a format that best covers the material presented and fits the presenters’ individual style. Sessions are 50 minutes in length and the number of attendees varies at each session.