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Requirements - First Issuance

No longer available, but holders retain their substitute authority until their expiration date.


2 years


Substitute teach for a contracted teacher out on leave in any subject grades PK-12. Cannot serve as a long-term substitute. Limited to 10 days in a 30-day period in the same assignment.Cannot fill open positions. Cannot take the place of required practicum or student teaching hours.


Non - renewable

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