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EDINBURG, Texas – Over 150 employees of the Region One Education Service Center (ESC) SubHub and TutorHub Programs were honored for dedicating over 100 days of the 2022-2023 school year to servicing partnered school systems during an appreciation luncheon, held June 1 at the Region One ESC Conference Center in Edinburg.
The Region One ESC SubHub Program helps schools recruit and retain a qualified pool of certified substitute teachers, also known as temporary teachers, to fill existing vacancies. The service is an absence management system and a substitute placement system for schools associated with the program.
Region One ESC Executive Director Dr. Daniel King thanked the program staff for their commitment to providing quality service to schools.
“I thank you for your hard work and dedication to supporting our school systems,” Dr. King said.
Temporary teachers and tutors play an integral role in the continuation of learning when the teacher of record is not present.
“Our temporary teachers and tutors provide quality service throughout multiple partnered districts,” said Dr. Rose Zuniga, Director of the Region One ESC SubHub and TutorHub Programs. “The SubHub and TutorHub Programs ensure that qualified professionals are readily available to support schools and classroom instruction.”
Patricia Salinas, Region One ESC temporary teacher, said working with the Region One ESC SubHub Program is rewarding because she can support students and their growth.
“I love what I do,” Salinas said. “I like helping students and encouraging them to do their best.”
Currently, the Region One ESC SubHub Program services Edcouch-Elsa ISD, Excellence in Leadership Academy, Hidalgo ISD, Horizon Montessori Public Schools, La Joya ISD, Monte Alto ISD, Santa Maria ISD, Santa Rosa ISD, South Texas ISD and Webb CISD.
TutorHub is a service provided by the Region One ESC SubHub Program to assist Local Education Agencies in the recruitment and placement of high-quality trained tutors that will provide supplemental instruction. The Region One ESC TutorHub Program currently assists La Villa ISD, Hidalgo ISD, McAllen ISD, Monte Alto ISD and Valley View ISD.
Visit www.esc1.net/SubHub to learn more about the Region One ESC SubHub and TutorHub Programs.