TROY, MI--(Marketwire - December 20, 2007) - Kelly Educational Staffing, a service line of human resources solutions provider Kelly Services, is recognizing employees across the United States as Substitute Teachers of the Semester for the first semester of the 2007-2008 school year. These employees have demonstrated outstanding performance and service, and have made valuable contributions as substitute teachers.

"Kelly is pleased to honor our outstanding substitute teachers who are dedicated to providing a consistent and productive learning experience each time they are in the classroom," said Scott Smith, vice president for Kelly Educational Staffing. "We not only value the contributions they make to support the academic achievement of students, but we are proud to recognize them as our Substitute Teachers of the Semester."

All Kelly Educational Staffing substitute teachers receive regular performance feedback from permanent teachers and school administrators, and each semester, Kelly managers have the opportunity to nominate one substitute teacher as Substitute Teacher of the Semester. The honorees earn gift certificates and are eligible to become Kelly's national Substitute Teacher of the Year, an honor that is awarded at the end of the school year.

In 1997, Kelly Educational Staffing was established in direct response to the increasing need for quality substitute teachers. Since then, Kelly has filled more than 3.2 million classrooms with qualified substitute teachers and has partnered with more than 2,900 schools in the United States and the United Kingdom. During the 2006-2007 school year, Kelly employed more than 20,000 substitute teachers and filled nearly one million classrooms nationally.

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About Kelly Educational Staffing

Kelly Educational Staffing, a service line of human resources solutions provider Kelly Services (NASDAQ: KELYA) (NASDAQ: KELYB), provides a comprehensive substitute teacher staffing solution to K-12 public and private schools including the recruiting, background screening, scheduling, and training of qualified substitute teachers. As the national leader in educational staffing, Kelly Educational Staffing provides qualified substitute teachers to 20,000 classrooms each week. Since its inception in 1997, Kelly Educational Staffing has provided substitute teachers to over 3.2 million classrooms in more than 2,900 schools in 45 states, the District of Columbia and the United Kingdom. Visit

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