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Substitute Teacher Requirements

On May 10, 2023 the KS State Board of Education extended the Emergency Substitute License modications for two years.  In order to temporarily qualify for an emergency substitute license an individual must hold a high school diploma, complete Greenbush’s Emergency Substitute Training Modules, and receive verification of hire from USD402.  Temporarily expanded emergency substitute licenses are non-transferable and limited to work at USD402.  Individuals may serve no more than 25 consecutive days in the same assignment and may substitute up to 75 school days each semester. 

To apply for the emergency substitute license based on completion of the Greenbush Training Modules, individuals must complete the following:

  1. Complete the Greenbush Emergency Substitute Training Modules.
    1. The Greenbush training modules include a step-by-step video that details how to submit the application.  HERE is a link to the video.
    2. Click here to register and complete the Greenbush Emergency Substitute Training Modules:
  2. Submit the Form 8 application via the Kansas Licensure Applicaiton System.  Here is a link to the application system User Login for KSDE Web Applications.
  3. Within the “Education Information” Section of Form 8, select the following:
    1. State: ”KS”
    2. Name of College/University: ”Greenbush – Modified Emergency Substitute”
    3. Degree Earned: ”No”
    4. Transcript Delivery Method: ”Upload Transcript”
  4. Upload the Greenbush Certificate of Completion to the application.
  5. Submit $60.00 processing fee payment.
  6. Contact the hiring district to complete the Expanded Emergency Substitute Qualification Form

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Fingerprinting is also required to obtain a certificate.  Fingerprints can be completed at the Augusta Public Safety Department at 2100 Ohio St., with a charge of $10.00.  A fingerprint form may be picked up at the USD402 district office.  Once fingerprints are obtained, mail the form along with the $50.00 processing fee to the KBI for processing.  More information regarding the fingerprint requirements can be found here

After you obtain your substitute licensecome to the district office and pick up a new sub packet.  All documents in the new sub packet will need to be completed and returned to the district office so the substitute may be set up to begin to accept sub jobs.

Other helpful information:  

  • The Substitute Handbook is available here or by clicking the back arrow and selecting Departments > Human Resources > Substitute Teachers > Substitute Handbook.
  • Current substitute pay is $95.00 per day.
  • If you have any questions, please call Melanie Budda at 316-775-5484, Ext. #1005, or e-mail

For more information on the process to become a substitute teacher, please scan or click the QR code below.

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Phone: 316-775-5484


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Phone: 316-775-5484