August and September Substitute Authorization Classes

Jul 13, 2020

Substitute Authorization Class Includes Online and Face to Face Instruction

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.sub authorization.png

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.

Governor Reynold's proclamation on July 17, 2020,  temporarily changed the requirements for substitute teaching. Anyone with a Substitute Authorization who is at least 20 years of age, has completed a minimum of 60 college credits, an Associate's Degree or a Baccalaureate degree may serve as a substitute an unlimited number of days in any assignment PreK - 12 except Driver's Education.  Paraeducators who hold the Paraeducator Certification and Substitute Authorization are able to sub in any classroom setting PreK - 12 (except Driver's Education) on a temporary basis.

Additional fees for certification, background checks apply.

August dates and times:
Please register for section # 284126
08/03/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.               
08/04/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.      
08/05/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.               
08/10/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.         
08/11/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.      
+ 5 hours online instruction

September dates and times:
Please register for section #284128
09/14/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.                  
09/16/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.                 
09/18/2020    5:00 p.m.-  8:00 p.m.                   
09/19/2020    8:00 a.m.-  3:00 p.m. 
+ 5 hours online instruction  

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

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