Professional Development

Would you like to become a substitute teacher? Register here to complete the three-week course which involves 12 hours of online coursework and 6 hours of classroom observation.

Minimum requirements:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university
2.0 GPA
US Citizenship
Additional requirements vary by county
Background check

To gain access to the course, please pay via Stripe online or mail a money order or cashier’s check for $125 to Mountain State ESC c/o Substitute Teacher Training 501 22nd Street, Dunbar, WV 25064.

You must complete ALL requirements of the course by 4:00 p.m. on the last day of the course. No extensions will be granted.

NOTE:  Completion of this course does not guarantee employment with any county.

REMINDER:  Payment must be received by Mountain State ESC before access to the course can be granted. We do not accept personal checks or cash payments.

No refunds will be issued for failure to complete and/or pass the course.

Please check with your county Board of Education office for Substitute Teacher requirements prior to enrolling in the course!

    Registration Form