The holiday season is a joyful time for most. But for families struggling to make ends meet, the holidays can be difficult.
With so many children in one spot, it is widely known that schools are some of the most germ-ridden places – and we are in the heart of flu season. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), elementary school children get eight to twelve colds or cases of the flu each school year, while older students are sick about four to six times per year. As a school employee, it is important to be aware of the threat of germs and to prepare accordingly.
Last week marked the National Education Association's (NEA) American Education Week, and to celebrate, ESS|Source4Teachers & MissionOne awarded our 4th Annual Impact Awards! The Impact Award was created in 2014 to recognize one substitute employee and one permanent employee based on total number of days worked in a one-year period (for substitutes), feedback from our partner school district(s), and a commitment to exceed expectations.
2017 marks ESS | Source4Teachers' fifth consecutive year of support for the Ewing, NJ-based anti-bullying organization, Kidsbridge. Last Thursday, November 9th, four members of the ESS | Source4Teachers team attended the Eleventh Annual Humanitarian Awards Celebration at the Trenton Country Club. It was a wonderful celebration of diversity, tolerance, and respect – emphasizing the importance of spreading these values among our youth.