Nevada Students Gathered Outside Their School With Signs To Show Appreciation For Their Teacher

For some educators, taking on the role of a substitute teacher can be incredibly rewarding. Douglas High’s Mr. Gonzales can certainly attest to that, as he’s been a sub at the Nevada school for over 15 years. However, when his students tricked him into going outside one day, the veteran teacher was greeted by a huge surprise.

Image: Jenna Nickl via Ka Leo Na Opio

In the education sector, there are few jobs harder than that of the substitute teacher. For years, that particular role has, unfortunately, been tainted by the perception that students take advantage of the stand-in over the duration of the class. At times, it surely can be a thankless role.

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