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Substitute Teaching Preparation

Dec 30
  • Mon / December 30, 2019
    Wed / January 15, 2020
  • All Day
  • online at

To be a substitute teacher today takes student respect, skills, and a portfolio of ideas and workable presentations. You may get the first call, but a successful substitute gets the second and third calls to report. Understand what is expected of a substitute and how to maximize your value to a school. Find out how to develop a sub notebook, understand classroom management, the latest techniques in developing lesson plans, how to use your portfolio to assist in teaching, and more. With information applicable to any U.S. state, this course will provide the information you need to be successful at any level in any school. Unit 1 The New Role of a Substitute: The job and duties of a substitute today, including classroom management, rules, and room layout. Also teaching as a substitute with portfolio lesson plans, standards, your Sub Notebook. Unit 2 Class Rules: Existing classroom rules and your own classroom rules, dealing with discipline and behavior on your own, and when you need to get assistance. Unit 3 Teaching as a Substitute: Lesson plans, standards and your Sub Notebook, plus reading, understanding and writing a lesson plan, and strategies for ESOL and ESE. Unit 4 Developing Your Portfolio: Classroom Rules, lesson plans for various levels (elementary, middle and high school), core standards, and your Sub Notebook and data sheet. Instructor: David J. Reilly.

Register for Course # 2200005
Offered online four times/year


  • $145