Panhandle Area Educational Consortium

Welcome to the Panhandle Area Educational Consortium (PAEC) Substitute Training online course. Effective substitute teachers are extremely valuable and fill a critical support role in school districts. This short online course was developed to ensure those who are interested in becoming a substitute teacher have a general understanding about the process for becoming a substitute and what is required to be effective in this role. Topics addressed in this course include:

  • Who to Contact About Becoming a Substitute Teacher
  • Applying to Become a Substitute Teacher
  • Fingerprinting as a State Contractor
  • Making a good first impression
  • Costs Involved
  • What to do Before You are Called
  • What to do When You Arrive on Campus
  • What You May Expect In a Day as a Substitute Teacher
  • School Expectations
  • Helpful items to have on Hand
  • Classroom Management Tips
  • Emergency procedures

After carefully reading the course content, you will be required to complete a quiz and score 100%.

To get started, click on the "Course Table of Contents" link at the top of the page. To move from one page to the next, click on the “Next Page” link at the bottom of the content. When you have successfully completed the course the district, where you applied to become a substitute teacher, will be notified of your completion.