State Workers Can Fill in as Paid Substitute Teachers

Roy Cooper’s office announced yesterday that state of North Carolina employees can fill in as paid substitute teachers to address K-12 school staff shortages exacerbated by COVID-19’s surge while using special time off otherwise used for volunteering. Full-time state workers receive 24 hours of community service leave annually, which can include volunteer activity in the schools. But it can’t be used if the person is getting paid for the duties.

Author: Mike Jackson