The CESA 7 Virtual Substitute Teacher Preparatory Program is a complete virtual experience designed to prepare participants to be effective substitute teachers. This virtual experience provides ultimate flexibility allowing participants to start at any time & complete coursework when it is most convenient. Through CESA 7, participants will receive access to the Master Teacher online learning platform to complete the Foundations of Effective Substitute Teacher Training courses. CESA 7 will also provide support and guidance with the Department of Public Instruction’s application process for the Substitute Teacher License.
"The curriculum portion of the CESA 7 substitute teacher training is fantastic. It should be the standard that all other parts of the state should try to replicate.”
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT BECOMING A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER
Basic district and school policies and procedures
Teaching strategies that are age-appropriate
Discipline, conflict resolution, and classroom management techniques
Health and safety issues, including handling medical emergencies
Techniques for starting a class
The culture of schools and the profession
Working with lesson plans
Educational technology use
Working with children with special needs, including confidentiality issues
Substitute teacher permit application process
To qualify for a Three-Year Short-Term Substitute Teacher License, participants must have an associates degree or higher in any field and complete this training.