State Substitute Permit
A state substitute teaching permit can be used to teach in all endorsement areas in all Nebraska schools. Someone who holds a state substitute permit may be employed to teach on a non-contractual basis (cannot be the teacher of record). Once issued, a state substitute permit expires August 31st in the fifth year following the year of issuance.
The requirements for a state substitute permit include the following:
- An application and fee in the TEACH system (Please note that registration for TEACH is required first then an application can be submitted.)
- Fingerprints (Only required if someone has lived outside of Nebraska in the past five years)
- Institutional Verification – This form us used to show that a program was completed and is sent electronically to Nebraska colleges and universities.
- Educator Certificate – A certificate is only required for those who have not been certified in Nebraska.
- Human Relations Training
More information on how to send supporting documents can be found in the FAQ section of this website.