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    Become a Sub Certificate Substitute Teachers 

     Classified Substitute

     Emergency Substitute Teachers

    This process requires applications to be completed from both the Steilacoom Historical School District and Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI). 

    •  Must hold a 4 year degree
    •  Complete an online application with Steilacoom Historical School District as noted above
    •  Complete an online application with OSPI
    •  Notify our Human Resources Department when OSPI application is compIete
    •  Our staff will initiate the Emergency Substitute Teaching Certificate with OSPI
    •  Emergency Substitute Teaching Certificate will be issued to applicant within 2-4 weeks
    •  Applicant notifies our Human Resources Department when certificate is received
    •  Fingerprints must be on file with OSPI and please note OSPI only keeps fingerprints on file for 2 years only
      Click here for more information about fingerprinting

     

    Student Teachers applying to substitute

    To substitute as a student teacher, you must complete applications from both SHSD and your participating university 

    • Applicant must complete six weeks of student teaching (MIT program) or eight weeks of student teaching (undergrads) before application will be accepted
    • Complete a SHSD Certificated Substitute Teacher application (“Employment” tab located on our website)
    • Approval for substituting must be received from the mentor teacher, building principal and university field supervisor - please direct them to email Pamela Hiles with the approval
    • Submit a copy of Intern Substitute Certificate or Permit (issued by applicant’s in-state university)
    • Fingerprints must be on file with OSPI and please note that OSPI only keeps fingerprints on file for 2 years only
      Click here for more information about fingerprinting

     

    NOTE:  Once Student Teacher has established an account through EDS/OSPI - notify Steilacoom HR Department so the Intern Substitute Certificate can be initiated by our department.

    Student teachers with an Intern Substitute Certificate that have completed all of the above requirements may serve as a substitute teacher only in the classroom(s) to which the individual is assigned as a student teacher.

      

    For questions about becoming a substitute please email us at subs@steilacoom.k12.wa.us or call us at 253-983-2235