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Become a Substitute Teacher in Nebraska

The state of Nebraska has two available types of substitute teaching certificates: State Substitute and Local Substitute.

 

 

Become a Substitute Teacher in Nebraska
Certification Authorization Requirements

State Substitute

● Valid for (5) five years
● Authorizes teaching within any subject at any grade level for an unlimited number of days
● Maximum of 90 days per assignment (class/subject area of same students)

● Completed application form
● Payment of non-refundable fee
● Record of Residence form or (2) two complete fingerprint cards
● Official transcripts from accredited institution(s)
● Institutional Verification form
● Copy of teaching certificate (valid or expired)

Local Substitute

● Valid for (3) three years
● Limited to 45 days of teaching within any school year
● Valid for teaching only in school system requiring employment
● Applicants must have a minimum of 60 semester credit hours of college coursework including (1) one course in professional education and (1) one course in Human Relations Training

● Completed application form
● Payment of non-refundable fee
● Record of Residence form or(2) two complete fingerprint cards
● Official transcripts from accredited institution(s)
● Written request from school superintendent for issuance of certificate

 

 


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