Educational Professionals Blog

Latest stories, information, articles, research, career and employment tips for teachers and educational professionals on the go.

Employee Spotlight – Substitute Teacher Dustin S.

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For Dustin S., substitute teaching is a great way to experience what it’s like to be an educator. Learn why Dustin became a sub and what advice he has for new substitute teachers.

Employee Spotlight – Beverly S., Speech-Language Pathologist

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School SLP Beverly P. shares about her motivation for becoming a school SLP and advice for speech therapists just embarking on their careers.

OT to the Rescue! Educational Play for Fine Motor Skill Development


Check out these OT resources with fun and exciting occupational therapy activities to help students strengthen their fine motor skills!

Upcoming Webinar – Activities to Support Articulation of /r/


SLPs, join us for a free webinar on the articulation of /r/. We’ll feature valuable tips, tools, resources and elicitation techniques to help your students master the /r/ sound.

Giving Students Frequent Breaks Can Support Their Success

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Giving students breaks can help them thrive in the classroom. Discover how brain breaks, desk-ercise, stretching, dancing and more can help students (and teachers!) take a much-needed breather and become better learners!

Black History Month

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Keep your students engaged with lessons honoring black history to build awareness as we celebrate Black History month this coming February.

Employee Spotlight – Special Education Aide Tyler P.

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: Learn what it’s like to be a special education aide with Cross Country Education from

Preschool Assessments


As a school psychologist, you know that proper diagnosis of students who need special education support is vital. Here we discuss some important assessments to consider.

Holiday-Inspired Lesson Plans

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Keep your students engaged with lessons designed around the holidays. Here are holiday lessons in social studies, math, reading, and science to get you started.

Employee Spotlight – School Nurses Liezel Z. and Jennifer B.

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Two school nurses share why they chose this path, what they enjoy most about working with the Cross Country Education team and schools, and what advice they have for those just embarking on their careers.

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