Odin Jurkowski: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1272-1174

Deanna Jurkowski: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3319-4724

Rene Burress: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0184-1891


The current substitute teacher shortage was exacerbated by COVID-19 and is not expected to improve any time soon. A solution that may benefit both P-12 schools and higher education involves the occasional utilization of university faculty as substitute teachers. This alleviates some of the pressure on school districts in finding substitute teachers while also building relationships, providing university faculty with current classroom experience, and serving as a recruitment pipeline.

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