Information for New Substitute Teacher Candidates
Thank you for your interest in substituting for our school district. In order to become a substitute teacher for our District, you must obtain a certification from the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). To be eligible for a substitute certificate you must either have 60 college hours OR complete the DESE approved online course.
STEP 1. COMPLETE AN ONLINE SUBSTITUTE CERTIFICATE APPLICATION
- ORIGINAL TRANSCRIPTS from ALL institutions you have attended must be mailed to: Educator Certification, PO Box 480, Jefferson City, MO 65102-0480. Please be sure to include your Social Security number or Educator ID number on all of the transcripts. Faxed, scanned, emailed, or photocopied transcripts will not be accepted. Transcripts become the property of the department and cannot be returned.