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    About Kelly Education

    The Kelly Education difference.

    With more than 75 years of experience, no other organization understands connecting people to work like Kelly®. That's because Kelly invented the staffing industry—and brought that expertise to education in 1997 by becoming the first company to provide substitute teachers to our nation's schools.

    Over the last 25 years, Kelly Education has grown to support critical roles across every level of the education continuum—from early childhood and preK-12 to higher education and beyond. Every day, we connect passionate and caring people to work across thousands of schools and institutions that serve millions of students across the U.S. 



    The beliefs that underpin everything we do—for you.

    Education is the bedrock of thriving communities.

    A strong education system is the heart and soul of a functioning democracy. Our employees help keep the system running.

    Learning is a lifelong endeavor and a basic human right.

    Wherever you are in the world, in your career, or in life, learning needs to be available to anyone and everyone, 24/7.

    Universal access to education equals dignity for all.

    All learners – no matter their age or socio-economic background – should have equitable access to learning. Our high-quality employees make sure they do.

    Barriers in education need to be eliminated.

    We provide attainable paths for job seekers looking for rewarding work in education. And we help our partners meet their academic objectives.

    The only way to fix the system is to change our thinking.

    The future of education will be shaped by those who can adapt, by those who demand a better way—for our students and our employees.

    A partner that truly delivers.

    Unlike companies who've tried to copy us, we're always busy innovating so that when circumstances change, we continue to meet your employment challenges. In fact, our dedicated team is filled with former administrators and educators who understand your day-to-day struggles because they’ve been there, and know our partnership truly delivers. 

    Whether it's filling vacancies for substitute teachers, building a qualified special education team, extending the classroom through tutors, or supporting your institution's transition to remote work—we leverage every possible human resource tool to eliminate obstacles that get in the way of your goals. 

    Our expertise, by the numbers.

    We’ve spent decades supporting people on the frontlines of education by providing high-quality, substitute employees and workforce solutions to schools and institutions. We have more than 100 recruiters across the country dedicated to connecting people to meaningful work across education.

    # 1
    of education talent in the US
    10 K+
    education partners
    count us as a strategic partner
    4 M+
    filled this school year
    Our Leadership

    About our president.

    As a former teacher, Kelly Education president Nicola “Nikki” Soares understands first-hand the challenges that exist in education today and is keenly aware of the demands that many educators face, including the growing teacher shortage. As an advocate for student achievement and instructional continuity in the classroom, she firmly believes in the mission of Kelly Education to serve as a valued partner with education organizations across the country. 

    Read more about Nicola

    Our brands.

    Greenwood Asher & Associates Connecting visionary people to leadership roles in K-12 and higher education.
    Pediatric Therapeutic Services Supporting districts through SLP, OT, PT, and mental health services.
    Teachers On Call Expanding our reach by providing substitute educators and staff in the Northwest.

    As American Education Week Begins, 337,000 Vacancies in the Public Education Sector Remain


    You need the best and brightest.

    We can help solve your most complex talent challenges – both today and in the future – by delivering high–quality talent that moves education forward.

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