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Service Overview

Cross Country Education is educator-led, student-driven and solutions-oriented. With over 50 years of combined dedicated expertise, we service the education industry exclusively. Focusing our knowledge and resources on engaging with and understanding educational organizations, industry trends, and leadership needs, we provide a wide range of services to our educational partners to meet their individual needs including special education and substitute services.

We take care of payroll, insurance and other benefits, as well as workers’ compensation - alleviating human resource and administrative paperwork challenges so school administrators can focus on student success.

We specialize in the following:

Substitute Services

Meeting the educational needs of our clients and students one teacher at a time.

Cross Country Education has the resources and services to deliver highly qualified educational professionals for the duration that you need them. Our organization provides a wide range of substitute services to our educational partners to meet their individual needs, including substitute coverage for the following (services may vary depending on market):

  • K-12 Teachers
  • Early Education Teachers and Assistant Teachers
  • Instructional Aides
  • Behavior Aides
  • LVNs/LPNs and CNAs
  • Office Assistants

What you can expect from our team:

  • Solutions for day to day, short-term, long-term and floater pool coverage
  • Substitute staff interviewed and vetted prior to employment
  • Phone, email or text support to ensure timely responses
  • User-friendly, online system for requesting day to day substitute coverage
  • Detailed online reports to manage staff absences
  • Centralized HR team to internally manage field employees - eliminating management and oversight for schools
  • Year round hiring to maintain short and long-term teacher and aide pools
  • Competitive rates
  • Ongoing coaching and support provided by our in-house Educator Support Team

Special Education Services

Our sole focus is making a difference – one child at a time.

Cross Country Education has the resources and services to deliver highly qualified educational professionals for the duration that you need them. We provide a wide range of services to our educational partners to meet their individual needs. Each service can individually supplement an educational need or work in synergy with our other offerings to provide a holistic solution.

We know that matching the right Special Education professional with the right school system can be a pretty extraordinary thing, and it can produce amazing results for the children. However, the reality is that hiring additional staff is not always easy, so that’s where we come in. Whether you need a Special Education professional for a short-term, long-term or permanent assignment, we are committed to investing our time and resources to make it happen.

Special Education Professionals we staff:

  • Adapted PE Teachers (APE)
  • Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBA) / Behavior Intervention Developers (BID)
  • Deaf and Hard of Hearing Teachers (DHH)
  • Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT)
  • Occupational Therapists (OT) and Assistants (COTA)
  • Orientation and Mobility Specialists
  • Physical Therapists
  • School Counselors
  • School Nurses
  • School Psychologists
  • Sign Language Interpreters
  • Social Workers
  • Special Education Teachers
  • Speech Language Pathologists (SLP)
  • Speech Language Pathology Assistants (SLPA)
  • Visually Impaired Teachers (VI)

Special Education Consultative Services:

  • Special Education Strategic Planning and Implementation
  • Special Education Program Development/Improvement
  • Compliance Preparation
  • Charter Petition and SELPA Application Development
  • High-Profile Case Review and Evaluation

Professional Development Services & Course Guides including:

  • Special Educators in Collaboration with General Education Teachers
  • Accomodations/Modifications and Adapting Curriculum
  • Instructional Strategies to Support Struggling Students
  • Grading Students with IEPs

School Nursing Services

Making a difference one child at a time.

Cross Country Education has the resources and services to deliver highly qualified educational professionals for the duration that you need them. We provide a wide range of services to our educational partners to meet their individual needs. Each service can individually supplement an educational need or work in synergy with our other offerings to provide a holistic solution.

Cross Country Education brings the vast resources of one of the most recognized national providers of healthcare staffing, Cross Country Healthcare, giving schools access to one of the largest pools of healthcare providers available.

We provide excellent, highly qualified professionals for the following positions:

  • Certified Nursing Assistants (CNA)
  • Licensed Vocational/Professional Nurses (LVN/LPN)
  • Registered Nurses
  • Credentialed/Certified School Nurses

VIRTUAL SERVICES

Making a difference in the lives of children in a virtual environment.

With Virtual Services from Cross Country Education, your students will have access to essential therapy and educational support services. Our online counseling, therapy, and special education services give your students real-time access with our dedicated and qualified providers, ensuring students receive vital services that help them work toward their IEP and 504 goals. We offer online student support services in:

  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Language and Speech
  • Behavioral Intervention Development/Consultation
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Specialized Academic Instruction
  • Deaf/Hard of Hearing

Search Services

Whether your school needs additional or overall hiring support, Cross Country Education offers a variety of solutions to meet your hiring needs. As an educator-led and student-focused organization, we can provide guidance to support your team through complex hiring needs. Services include:

  • A comprehensive review of the school’s needs and the position needs
  • Marketed positions on behalf of your school with our network, including university partnerships
  • Screening and vetting of applicants
  • Presentation of qualified applicants
  • Coordination of interviews and follow-up

Consultative Services

Cross Country Education offers an array of professional development trainings and consultative services.


Cross Country Education handles HR-related tasks such as:

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