Apr 22, 2020

Substitute Authorization ClassSubstitute Authorization

This 20 instructional hour course is designed to meet the requirements for Substitute Authorization. The course addresses the four components required by the Board of Educational Examiners including Classroom Management, Diversity, Ethics, and Strategies for Learning.

Upon successful completion of the program the participant may apply to the Board of Educational Examiners for authorization to substitute teach. Iowa licensure also requires a state and federal background check.

Receiving a substitute authorization will allow an individual to substitute PK-12 for no more than five consecutive days in one job assignment and no more than 10 of 30 days in one assignment.

An individual who holds a paraeducator certificate AND completes this course will be authorized to substitute in the special education classroom in which the individual paraeducator is employed.

Additional fees for certification, background checks apply.

Revised session dates:
June 2, 3, 4, 9 and 10

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Grant Wood AEA
4401 Sixth St. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Persons with B.S. or B.A. from a regionally accredited institution outside of education who want to substitute PK-12, and certified paraeducators who want to become authorized to substitute teach in the special education classroom to which they are assigned.

Chad Blanchard

Course Number: 167714
Registration Deadline: See the above dates for registration deadlines
Credit: SA – 1 Sem. Hr.
• Total for Substitute Authorization: $135.00
• Registration is not complete until all fees are paid in full.

Registration Information
GWAEA Professional Learning, 319-399-6767 or 800-798-9771, ext. 6767 or gwaeapd@gwaea.or