Excellence in Equity Awards – Meet the 2023 Industry Winners

Jan/Feb 2024 – Equity & Access Pre-K12

We want to congratulate our clients ReadSpeaker (page 23) and Swing (page 56) on winning the 2023 Excellence in Equity Awards…. […]

By |2024-01-29T23:59:33+00:00January 29th, 2024|Client Articles, ReadSpeaker, Swing|

Substitute teachers can serve as mentors; we need more of them

By Thelonious Brooks
12/20/2023 – EdSource

The best substitutes are passionate mentors who play a role in student success. As a substitute teacher with 14 years of experience in […]

By |2023-12-20T22:36:51+00:00December 20th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

How Swing Education Is Rethinking Substitute Teacher Recruitment

Posted by Amanda Del Signore
12/12/2023 – The Stevie Awards Blog

Stevie-winner Swing Education is an online staffing marketplace that connects substitute teachers with schools.

Founded in 2015 […]

By |2023-12-15T02:03:36+00:00December 15th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Being a sub made me a better teacher

By Torrey Barlow
11/20/2023 – Chalkbeat First Person

My own path into teaching took a detour when COVID forced me to complete my student teaching online. […]

By |2023-11-21T18:35:35+00:00November 21st, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Episode 242: The Swing Education Approach to Subbing

10/20/2023 – My Edtech Life

I am excited to welcome Mike Teng, the visionary behind Swing Education, as our special guest tonight. I’m […]

By |2023-11-12T23:06:45+00:00October 20th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Addressing Teacher Shortages: The Role of Substitute Teachers and Swing Education

By Rachelle Dene Poth
10/03/2023 – Rachelle Dene Poth Blog

Earlier this year, I learned about Swing Education, which is a centralized platform that connects substitute teachers with schools […]

By |2023-11-12T23:09:32+00:00October 4th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Swing Education: Connecting Substitute Teachers With Schools In Need

By Amit Chowdhry
09/28/2023 – Pulse 2.0

Formation Of Swing Education

How did the idea for Swing come together? Teng shared:

“What I began to really understand about teachers is that […]

By |2023-11-12T23:09:54+00:00October 4th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Edtech Is No Longer A Funding Fave

By Joanna Glasner
08/09/2023 – Crunch Base

As U.S. school districts grapple with teacher shortages, another startup, Swing Education is scaling up a platform to […]

By |2023-11-12T23:17:31+00:00August 14th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Pathways to Becoming and Helping a Teacher: #143

08/09/2023 – Teacher Rockstar Podcast 

Mike Teng is the CEO and co-founder of Swing Education, a tech-enabled marketplace matching substitute teachers with schools in need. Before […]

By |2023-11-12T23:17:57+00:00August 14th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

It’s Time To Question How We’re Addressing the Teacher Shortage — New Edtech Can Help

By Mike Teng
08/04/2023- Edtech Digest

The current teacher shortage is a great example of what can happen when entrenched models of how schools should operate are unable to […]

By |2023-11-12T23:18:24+00:00August 14th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Swing Education looks to change the way schools handle teacher shortages

By Andrew Mendez
07/21/2023 – Bay Area Inno

Editor’s note: As part of the Bay Area Inno Awards, the San Francisco Business Times and Silicon Valley Business Journal […]

By |2023-11-12T23:22:44+00:00July 22nd, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Swing Education raises $38 million to mitigate teacher shortage

06/05/2023 – Impact Alpha 

Public schools are scrambling to hire teachers. Some 150,000 openings were unfilled across the US in February as teachers grapple with low pay, safety […]

By |2023-11-12T23:30:25+00:00June 9th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Magic Pulled in $52M, Cortex Got $35M, and More Bay Area Tech News (Swing Education Mention)

By Cassidy Ritter
06/05/2023 – Built In SF


“We’re thrilled to have Apax Partners and Reach Capital as strategic investors. The need for substitute […]

By |2023-11-12T23:35:55+00:00June 6th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Turnitin Adds AI Detection Capabilities to Popular Anti-Plagiarism Platform

While technology is behind […]

By |2023-11-12T23:37:42+00:00June 5th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

K-12 Dealmaking: Substitute Teaching Startup Secures $38M; Amplify Raises Undisclosed Series C

By Michelle Caffrey
06/02/2023 –  Edweek Market Brief

Swing Education raised $38 million in a Series C round aimed at helping the company, which connects schools with […]

By |2023-11-12T23:39:00+00:00June 3rd, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

San Francisco-Based Swing Education Raises $38M in Series C Funding

By Shalini Pathak
06/02/2023 – Edtech Review

Swing Education, an online staffing marketplace that connects substitute teachers with schools, announced that it has raised $38M in its Series C […]

By |2023-11-12T23:39:25+00:00June 2nd, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Swing Education Secures $38 Million in Series C Funding: A Revolutionary Solution to the Substitute Teacher Crisis

Angela Scott-Briggs
06/01/2023 – Tech Bullion

San Francisco-based Swing Education has made a groundbreaking 

By |2023-11-12T23:40:06+00:00June 2nd, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

The Key to Reducing Burnout in K-12 Schools? Supporting Substitute Teachers

By Mike Teng
05/30/2023 – Rachelle Dene Poth Blog

The challenge goes beyond the stress and anxiety of trying to find someone to fill a teacher’s spot for the […]

By |2023-11-12T23:41:16+00:00May 31st, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

THRIVEinEDU by Rachelle Dené Poth Podcast: Chat with Mike Teng, Co-Founder and CEO of Swing Education @SwingEdu

05/24/2023 – THRIVEinEDU

Enjoyed my conversation with Mike Teng, Co-Founder and CEO of Swing Education. Swing Education enables schools to post their substitute job openings and substitute teachers can then pick […]

By |2023-11-12T23:42:08+00:00May 31st, 2023|Client Articles, podcast, Swing|

15 Activities For Substitute Teachers

Contributed by Jacquelyn Carbo
05/04/2023 – TeachThought

Here are 15 classroom activities for substitute teachers every educator needs in their toolkit, organized by grade level. And, if you’re a […]

By |2023-11-27T03:30:57+00:00May 9th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

Swing Education Surpasses One Million Hours of Classroom Substitute Teaching

05/08/2023 – Ace-Ed 

Substitute teachers sourced via Swing Education, a tech-enabled staffing marketplace that matches schools with qualified substitute teachers, have filled more than one million hours of […]

By |2023-11-27T03:32:09+00:00May 9th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

6 Ways Substitute Teaching Can Boost Your Tech Career

By Mike Teng
04/04/2023 – Built In 

…In many cases, substitute teaching can be even better than gig work. Schools everywhere need help, as nearly every state of the […]

By |2023-04-07T03:25:45+00:00April 7th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|

3 important ways to rethink how your district finds substitute teachers

By Mike Teng
03/03/2023 – District Administration

…I can say with confidence, and a healthy dose of concern, that the problem isn’t going anywhere, anytime soon. So, if the substitute shortage persists, […]

By |2023-03-04T01:02:15+00:00March 4th, 2023|Client Articles, Swing|