Become a Substitute Teacher in Wisconsin

Wisconsin DIP offers two types of substitute teaching licenses:

RequirementsLicense Type
Hold a bachelor’s degree (or higher) from an accredited institution and submit all original transcriptsThree-Year Substitute License (Application)
Complete a state-approved educator preparation program and have previously held a WI educator license -OR- Complete a state-approved educator preparation program and are eligible to hold a WI educator license -OR- Complete a state-approved educator preparation program outside of WI and hold equivalent license from that stateFive-Year Substitute License (Application)