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- Must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
- Valid for substitute teaching in all grades of the public schools, prekindergarten through grade 12
*Note: Substitute licenses are valid for 5 years, and may be renewed with the payment of registration fees.
If I hold a valid professional educator license or educator license with stipulations, am I qualified to be a substitute teacher?
If you hold a valid professional educator license or educator license with stipulations that required a bachelor’s degree for issuance, you are qualified to be a substitute teacher. You
do not need to hold a substitute teaching license. *At the hiring district's discretion
Can I obtain a substitute license if my PEL is lapsed?
Individuals who hold a lapsed Professional Educator License (PEL) and owed professional development are not eligible to obtain a substitute teaching license. The PEL must be reinstated. If the PEL is lapsed and you do not owe professional development, you may obtain a substitute teaching license.
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