As a shortage of Kansas substitute teachers is expected to continue into the 2022-23 school year, the Kansas State Board of Education is expanding eligibility for most anyone with a high school diploma to receive a substitute teacher license.
Here is how….
An individual may temporarily qualify for an emergency substitute license with the following:
- High school diploma; and
- Completion of Greenbush’s Emergency Substitute Training Modules (training may be completed now *); and
- Verification of hire from a local education agency (LEA)
- Application and $60 processing fee.
- Fingerprint background check and fee.
- Individuals who previously received a TEAL license are not required to re-submit fingerprints.
- Individual may serve no more than 15 consecutive days in the same assignment.
*Click here to register and complete the Greenbush Emergency Substitute Training Modules: plus.greenbush.org.
Expanded Emergency Substitute Application Instruction
To apply for the emergency substitute license based on completion of the Greenbush Training Modules, complete the following:
- Complete the Greenbush Emergency Substitute Training Modules.
- The Greenbush training modules include a step by step video that details how to submit the application. HERE is a link to the video.
- Submit the Form 8 application via the Kansas Licensure Application System. Here is a link to the application system User Login for KSDE Web Applications.
- Within the “Education Information” Section of Form 8, select the following:
- State: “KS”
- Name of College/University: “Greenbush – Modified Emergency Substitute”
- Degree Earned: “No”
- Transcript Delivery Method: “Upload Transcript”
- Upload the Greenbush Certificate of Completion to the application.
- Submit payment.
- Contact the hiring district to complete the Expanded Emergency Substitute Qualification Form