Addressing the Nebraska Teacher Shortage

Proximity Learning livestreams certified teachers into districts in pursuit of greater educational equity
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Learning Model Built for Student Success

Proximity Learning uses its Enriched Live Instruction Model (ELIM) to make sure that students in your district are getting that best instruction possible. The goal of ELIM is to stimulate a classroom environment through ALWAYS live instruction from a teacher via streaming video.

The Proximity Difference

Live, Synchronous Instruction
We livestream our certified virtual teachers right into your district classroom. Your dedicated team works with your district to fit with your school’s bell schedule and other needs.
Built by Educators for Educators
Our partnership directors are past superintendents, principals and teachers who understand the harm that long-term vacancies can have on students.
Certified Teachers
Proximity Learning teachers are not only certified, background checked, and experienced, but they're also trained in our Enriched Live Instruction Model (ELIM) to ensure they’re dynamic, engaging, and caring.
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Teacher Shortage in Nebraska

Nebraska teacher shortages are a growing issue. According to the Nebraska Department of Education, “There were 118 districts/systems reporting unfilled positions in 2019.” Furthermore, Grand Island Central Catholic Superintendent and Principal Jordan Engle says, “To make things work, we began looking outside the subject area to find teachers that could still teach the subject despite not having the correct certification. For example, I have a teacher who is endorsed in social studies teaching our geometry class just because we can’t find a math teacher to fit that position.” Students suffer when their instructors are not qualified to teach their subject.

In April 2021, Frontline Education surveyed 1,200 district leaders to discover that two out of three respondents reported having teacher shortages in their schools. This is a record high since launching the survey in 2015.

Never Have Another Teacher Vacancy in NE

HR Backup Plan
Never have another teacher vacancy. Use our HR Backup Plan to ensure that when you can’t find a teacher, we will place a cutting-edge livestreamed teacher into your classroom.
Student Program
Expansion
Start offering typically hard-to-staff specialty courses to your students that want them.
High-Dosage
Tutoring
Data-driven entrance and exit benchmarks to get students ready for what’s next.
Virtual School
Start offering typically hard-to-staff specialty courses to your students that want them.
HR Backup Plan
Never have another teacher vacancy. Use our HR Backup Plan to ensure that when you can’t find a teacher, we will place a cutting-edge livestreamed teacher into your classroom.
Student Program
Expansion
Start offering typically hard-to-staff specialty courses to your students that want them.
High-Dosage
Tutoring
Data-driven entrance and exit benchmarks to get students ready for what’s next.
Virtual School
Start offering typically hard-to-staff specialty courses to your students that want them.
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Meet Your State Representative!
Dr. Michael Robinson
Director of School Partnerships
Dr. Michael Robinson is an educational professional with strong expertise in education software, and committed to meeting and exceeding the goals and objectives of his school partners. Michael believes in forming long-lasting partnerships with school districts and educational professionals in order to meet all students’ individual needs, thus the continuous promotion of differentiated learning. He has over 30 years of experience in the world of education, serving students in reading, mathematics, tutoring, supplemental educational services, and technology.

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Increasing Equity Across the Country
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