SOURCE: Kelly Services, Inc.

May 05, 2008 13:02 ET

Kelly Educational Staffing Salutes Top Substitute Teachers

Employees Honored During National Substitute Teacher Recognition Week, May 5-9

TROY, MI--(Marketwire - May 5, 2008) - Kelly Educational Staffing, a service line of human resources solutions provider Kelly Services, is honoring their top substitute teachers across the United States as Substitute Teachers of the Semester during National Substitute Teacher Recognition Week, May 5-9. The honorees are being recognized for their exemplary service and commitment to supporting a productive learning environment for students during the second semester of the 2007-2008 school year.

"Kelly is proud to recognize our many exceptional substitute teachers who are committed to the academic achievement of students each time they are in the classroom," said Scott Smith, vice president for Kelly Educational Staffing. "We applaud their enthusiasm and dedication, and we are pleased to honor them as our Substitute Teachers of the Semester during National Substitute Teacher Recognition Week."

All Kelly Educational Staffing substitute teachers receive regular performance feedback from permanent teachers and school administrators, and each semester, Kelly managers have the opportunity to nominate one substitute teacher as Substitute Teacher of the Semester. The honorees earn gift certificates and are eligible to become Kelly's National Substitute Teacher of the Year, an honor that is awarded at the end of the school year.

Click here for a complete list of the winners, or to view our backgrounder for additional information on Kelly Educational Staffing.

Since 2001, The Substitute Teaching Institute at Utah State University has designated one week during the month of May to honor the approximately 270,000 men and women who fill in for permanent teachers everyday in the United States.

About Kelly Educational Staffing

Kelly Educational Staffing, a service line of human resources solutions provider Kelly Services (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), provides a comprehensive substitute teacher staffing solution to K-12 public and private schools including the recruiting, background screening, scheduling, and training of qualified substitute teachers. As the national leader in educational staffing, Kelly Educational Staffing provides qualified substitute teachers to 20,000 classrooms each week. Since its inception in 1997, Kelly Educational Staffing has provided substitute teachers to over 3.2 million classrooms in more than 2,900 schools in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the United Kingdom. Visit www.kellyeducationalstaffing.com.

Contact Information

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    Denise Ridenour
    Kelly Services
    248-244-4305