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Frontline Substitute Teacher Training

An alternative pathway for becoming a substitute teacher in Missouri

 

PLEASE NOTE: The emergency action passed by the State Board of Education in August 2020 allowing online training to earn a substitute teacher certificate has expired.

Important Information:


The cost for the full set of courses required to meet the Missouri substitute teaching requirement is $175.

As per the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, reimbursements will be provided for the $175 fee if paid between November 5, 2020 and February 28, 2021. There is no action required to be reimbursed; the payment method (i.e. credit card) used to pay the fee will be automatically credited. Frontline will begin processing these reimbursements on or around March 1, 2021 and processing may take several weeks to complete.
The alternate route to the substitute certificate using the 20 hours of online training will be available through February 28, 2021. Individuals will need to have their substitute application submitted and the online training completed by the end of the day on February 28th. Upon receipt of all supporting documentation (i.e. fingerprint background check, high school diploma or the equivalent, certificate of completion of the online training), the substitute certificate may be issued, even if it is after February 28th.

Learn more: https://dese.mo.gov/educator-quality/certification/substitute-teachers.

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THIS SET OF TRAINING COURSES IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR INDIVIDUALS PREPARING TO BECOME A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER IN MISSOURI.

Interested in becoming a substitute teacher in Missouri? Don’t have the required 60 hours of college-level credits?

You can now obtain your certification to become a substitute teacher in Missouri through completing Frontline Substitute Teacher Training, as approved by the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. The training consists of approximately 22 hours of content specifically designed for substitute teachers and aligned to Missouri Teaching Standards. Upon completion, you’ll receive a Frontline Certificate of Completion demonstrating your readiness to obtain a Missouri substitute teacher license, but more importantly, you’ll have the confidence of knowing you’re prepared to enter the classroom!

The self-paced courses cover the following topics:

  • Substitute Teacher Fundamentals – e.g. leadership, professionalism & ethics, diversity awareness, bullying prevention, legal obligations.
  • Classroom Management
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Working with Students with Special Needs
  • Working with At-Risk Students

 
PLEASE NOTE: The emergency action passed by the State Board of Education in August 2020 allowing online training to earn a substitute teacher certificate has expired.

Individuals will need to have their substitute application submitted to DESE and the online training completed by the end of the day on February 28th. Upon receipt of all supporting documentation (i.e. fingerprint background check, high school diploma or the equivalent, certificate of completion of the online training), the substitute certificate may be issued, even if it is after February 28th.