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Substitute Educators Day Fact Sheet

Substitute Educators Day is a result of the National Education Association Representative Assembly's New Business Item (NBI) 2003-41. The purpose of this NBI is to increase appreciation of school substitute employees. These professional educators provide a critical link in the education of public schoolchildren by serving as a bridge to provide continued quality education to children in the temporary absence of regular classroom educators.

Substitute Educators Day seeks to:

Substitute Educators Day is observed on Friday during American Education Week. 

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