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Differences Between School Psychologists and Guidance Counselors

By |2019-12-05T17:38:45+00:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

There are a lot of different positions that make up a school workforce: teachers, nurses, and speech therapists are just a few of the many crucial positions in schools. Two additional positions that are essential to the school workforce, but are often confused with each other, are guidance counselors and school psychologists. Many schools employ counselors, [...]

How Can Outsourcing Nurse Positions Be Beneficial to Schools?

By |2019-12-05T17:39:16+00:00May 21st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

When budgets are cut and staff reductions are necessary, many school districts begin to explore different educational staffing possibilities. While no district wants to lose any of their school workforce, it's important to think about what is best for the school as a whole. One solution that provides a happy outcome for everyone is outsourcing. More [...]

Importance of Hearing Tests in School-Age Children

By |2019-12-05T17:39:25+00:00May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Schools provide a lot of beneficial services to children. From core classes to extracurricular activities, students get support in a wide variety of fields. However, one often underrated area of support schools provide is sensory screening. Annual vision and hearing screenings are absolutely crucial, especially for young children. With 20% of teenagers having some level of [...]

Understanding the Nationwide Teacher Shortage

By |2019-12-05T17:40:03+00:00February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Teachers and school staff members have some of the most important jobs in the world. They are responsible for helping teach and shape the children who will someday be in charge of running the country. Despite their importance, teachers are often underpaid and underappreciated. Over the past few years, the United States has seen a drastic [...]

4 Reasons Schools Should Utilize Staffing Agency Services

By |2019-12-05T17:40:13+00:00January 17th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

When faced with budget cuts and a tight job market, schools may struggle to effectively fill necessary staff positions. Fortunately, school staffing agencies can help with that. By choosing to work with a staffing agency, schools can save time, money, and valuable resources. Let's take a look at some other benefits schools can reap from utilizing [...]

What to Include in a School Staffing Plan

By |2019-12-05T17:40:33+00:00December 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Both private and public education administrators are always concerned with labor expenses. Labor costs are the biggest long-term expense item of any school budget plan. Because of this, when it comes time to make the school staffing plan, administrators often begin questioning the need for every position. Unfortunately, schools are often faced with having to make [...]

3 School Staffing Agency Myths, Busted

By |2019-12-05T17:41:05+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

When you look at the public school workforce, it's easy to see only teachers. And while teachers do make up half of the public school workforce, the other 50% is made up of non-teacher professionals such as guidance counselors, speech therapists, nurses, drivers, and others. But all of that staffing isn't always done by school officials [...]

Sensory Screenings: How Schools Can Help Detect Early Vision Impairments

By |2019-12-05T17:41:20+00:00October 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sensory screening, such as vision and hearing screening tests, are important for young children. Difficulties with vision, hearing, and speech can have a negative impact on your child's learning ability if left unidentified and untreated. Up to 25% of school-age children are currently suffering from vision problems. According to the National Commission on Vision and Health, [...]

4 School Positions That Can Be Outsourced

By |2019-12-05T17:41:34+00:00September 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Budget cuts have become the norm for many schools in the United States. There are a number of reasons for this, but increasing labor costs and funding cuts are among the most often discussed. But there is a third reason that is often overlooked. Today's public schools are host to a number of specialized employees who [...]

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