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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 just not the individual substitute teachers, it’s teacher absenteeism, the automated phone systems, the Affordable Care Act, 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



  • 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


  • Substitute Teacher Shortage
  • How districts are recruiting
  • How to increase fill rates
  • District policies that encourage teacher attendance
  • Growing our own: from aids to alternative certification
  • Where does substitute teaching fit in the HR?
  • Affordable Care Act – Are fewer hours the answer?
  • Certified, bachelor, 60-hour, high school – What should the qualifications of substitute teachers be?
  • Managing the sub office like a temporary staffing agency. What we can learn from insourcing.
  • Are permanent subs gone with ACA?