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TOC Giveaway - Winners

Teachers On Call would like to thank all those who entered our drawing for the chance to win 1 of 2 copies of the new, 8th Edition of the Substitutes Teacher Handbook.  



We are excited to announce our winners:

  • Dan Zinsmeister - Middleton-Cross Plains, WI
  • Katie Dudley - Pine Island, MN

Congratulations to Dan and Katie!

Don’t forget- We also offer FREE and DISCOUNTED online training opportunities through STEDI.org for our current employees:

•  Introductory Course – 90...

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MN Metro Area New Substitute Orientation

TOC will be hosting a New Substitute Orientation on Thursday, December 17th from 9:00am -11:00am. We will be hosting the training at Teachers On Call headquarters in Bloomington, Suite #200. If you are a new substitute with TOC or just want to learn more about us, please join us for this orientation! 

Teachers On Call works with the following school districts in the Twin Cities area: Hopkins, Prior Lake/Savage, St. Paul, Northeast 916 (Northeast Suburbs), Intermediate 917 (Southwest Suburbs), Watertown-Mayer,...

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Sub of the Week - Christine Etterman

Our Early Child Care Team chose Christine Etterman for TOC’s Sub of the Week. Christine was selected because she is a hard worker and provides excellent service to the centers she works with. She is a very delightful person to speak with and continues to be an outstanding employee!

Christine loves the comradery that she has when working with other TOC subs and the relationship developed with the in-house ECC office staff.  Her favorite age level to teach would be Pre-K because they have such cool imaginations and make her laugh all the time.

Congratulations to Christine, TOC...

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Sub of the Week - Colleen W.

Colleen W.  has been selected as the Wisconsin Team’s sub of the week! Colleen has been an outstanding long term substitute. Her caring and diligent work is remarkable. She is a very special teacher and person, and great in the classroom! 

Congratulations to Colleen, TOC thanks you for your hard work and dedication!

Sub of the Week - Nick Pazandak

Nick Pazandak has been selected as the Minnesota Public School Team’s sub of the week! He has impressed us since the first day he started subbing! He was sent the welcome letter in the early afternoon and he immediately called and picked up a job for the same day! He has been busy subbing ever since with exemplary work ethic. Every phone call we have had with him, he has been friendly, respectful and willing to jump in and help out!

Nick’s favorite part about working with TOC is “each phone call to the office, every question I've had, and any flex needed in my...

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TOC Giveaway!

Enter for a chance to win 1 of 2 copies of the new 8th Edition of the Substitute Teacher Handbook-  the most comprehensive, research-based handbook available for those who step into the classroom on a temporary basis. This handbook has more effective classroom and behavior management skills, more teaching strategies to use in all situations, better ways of being prepared and professional, and best of all, twice (2x) the number of activities to use with students who finish early, whole class activities when the lesson plans aren't left by the permanent teacher, and...

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Sub of the Week - Bassirou Faye

Bassirou Faye has been chosen as the Charter School Sub of the Week.  Bassirou has been described by many schools as the perfect para.  He is very kind and patient with all of the students he works with.  We appreciate his ability to be adaptable in any situation!

Bassirou’s favorite part about working for Teachers on Call is the flexibility in the schedule and the opportunity to work in different schools which means a variety of experiences and meeting more and more people.  His favorite subject to teach is Math because it helps the kids to learn how to think very...

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Sub of the Week - Shondrea King

Our Early Child Care team has selected Shondrea King as Sub of the Week because she is a great permanent sub with TOC, shows incredible flexibility with assignments and is personally requested by many of our Centers.  Shondrea has also directed new subs to ECC as we continue to grow our team of substitutes.

Shondrea likes working with TOC because she enjoys seeing the different learning styles that centers use and the likes having the variety of being able to go to different centers.  Working with preschoolers is her favorite part of the job as she gets to see them...

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Sub of the Week - Laura T.

Our Sub this week was selected by the WI Team and Kosciuszko Elementary in Cudahy, WI. Laura T. has been nominated because of her excellent classroom management skills, willingness to help out, and her great rapport with the students and faculty. Laura is amazingly flexible, kind and patient and is a wonderful addition to Kosciuszko! Congratulations to Laura T., TOC thanks you for your hard work and dedication!

Sub of the Week - Jim Madsen

Our MN Team selected Jim Madsen as this week’s Sub of the Week.  He was nominated because he is all around GREAT! Jim is always willing to help out and is such a great asset to our pool of subs. We couldn’t ask for a more flexible and willing teacher!

Jim’s favorite part about working with TOC is all of the great students he gets to work with! He greatly enjoys working in the schools in his area because of the great staff and how incredibly supportive and inclusive they have been.

Congratulations to Jim, TOC thanks you for your hard work and...

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