Substitute Authorization:

Fostering Student Learning as a Substitute

Substitute Authorization #308696

Prairie Lakes AEA is offering a 15-hour course that would allow an individual to be a substitute teacher. Those completing this course would be authorized to substitute teach in a elementary, middle school, junior high school, or high school for no more than five consecutive days in one job assignment. An individual who holds a Paraeducator Certificate AND completes this course will be authorized to substitute ONLY in the special education classroom in which the individual paraeducator is employed (elementary, middle school, junior high school, or high school) for no more than five consecutive days and no more than 10 days in a 30-day period. The four core components of the course are Classroom Management, Strategies for Learning, Diversity and Ethics.


  • This program is targeted especially for persons with an Associate's Degree or higher or 60 semester hours through a college or university.
  • An individual who holds a paraeducator certificate without a degree and completes the Substitute Authorization course will be authorized to substitute ONLY in the special education classroom in which the individual paraeducator is employed full time for no more than five consecutive days and no more than 10 days in a 30-day period.
  • The age requirement of 21 years of age for a substitute authorization.

Details

Dates/Times: Zoom sessions on September 27, 30 and October 4 from 5 to 8:30 p.m. Full participation in all zoom instructional sessions and completion of a minimum of 5 hours of online instruction and assignments are required for this course. 100% participation and attendance is required.


Facilitator: Rachel Montag, Prairie Lakes AEA

Cost: License Renewal credit is $100.00. Additional paperwork and fees payable to the Board of Educational Examiners when applying for the license.


How do I log in?


· Go to https://aealearning.truenorthlogic.com/

· Your login information is the same email and password that you use when logging into the AEA Training site (Mandatory Reporter, Bloodborne Pathogens, self-paced classes, etc)

· Participants creating a new account will not be able to register or view courses until the next business day


Contact for more information: Carrie Guerin - cguerin@plaea.org