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Substitute Teacher Training
Related Documents:
Regis form 3-11 & 3-12-15

 

 

Click here for the Substitute Teacher Resources for Printing


 

Upcoming Trainings:

 

SUBSTITUTE TEACHER TRAINING

March 11 & 12, 2015

9:00-3:00

Holiday Inn Martinsburg

301 Foxcroft Ave, Martinsburg, WV 25401

 

Registration begins at 8:30

 

You MUST attend both days of this workshop in order to receive your new or renewal certificate.

Lunch will be on your own.

 

Please click on the link below for the registration form and information:

 

 

http://images.pcmac.org/Uploads/RESA8/RESA8/Departments/PagesLevel1/Documents/2015-03-11%20and%2003-12%20Sub%20Registration%20form-fillable.pdf

 

Click on the above link to obtain the registration form for the substitute teacher training on March 11 & 12, 2015. The form needs to be filled out in it's entirety, being sure to print clearly. You may mail the completed form, along with payment of $50 (check or money order payable to RESA 8-if you would like to pay cash, please contact me at the number below) to

Melissa Acquino

RESA 8

109 South College Street

Martinsburg, WV 25401

 

If you would like to email or fax the form, please be sure to send your registration fee to the above address. We can not hold your place in the class until we have received payment.

 

Please remember, RESA 8 provides the training to become a substitute teacher-we do not hire substitutes. Please contact the county(ies) where you would like to apply to see if they are hiring and what their procedures are. The links at the bottom of this page will take you to the home page of the counties RESA 8 serves.

 

 

If you have any questions or are in need of any additional information, please call Melissa

at 304-596-2661 or you may send an email to mgacquino@k12.wv.us

Thank you!

 

 


This is a two day workshop and you must attend both days of the session to renew or obtain your first certificate.

In addition, if you are obtaining your first certificate, you must complete 6 hours of classroom observation.

 


There is a $50.00 registration fee, made payable to RESA 8, to attend this training. 

Registration is limited; to reserve a place in this training we must have your $50.00 registration fee and registration form before the class is full.

NO REFUNDS!


OPTIONS FOR BECOMING A SUBSTITUTE TEACHER

or

  • Complete the online course, 5202 Initial Substitute Teacher Training, through WVU Extended Learning.  This course is offered all year at a cost of $199.00.  For further information, please click here.  You can also call 1-800-2Learn2 or email at WVUEnrich@mail.wvu.edu

OPTIONS FOR SUBSTITUTE RENEWALS

  • Complete the 18-hour workshop offered by RESA 8.

or

  • Complete 12 clock hours of in-service training, including but not limited to classroom management and teaching strategies.  Professional Development Activities are offered at the county/school level during the year.  You may attend any of these activities within a three-year period.  Please contact your county office for information on activities. 

or

  • Complete the online course, Renewal Substitute Teacher Training, through WVU Extended Learning.  This course is offered all year at a cost of $199.00.  For further information, please click here.  You can also call 1-800-2Learn2 or email at WVUEnrich@mail.wvu.edu

The following is a list of requirements that will be recorded and maintained at the "home" county in which you choose to substitute.  This information is being provided in order for you to begin to work toward meeting some of the requirements such as requesting college transcripts.  If you wish to substitute in more than one county, you will need to contact each individual county office.  The items listed below will be submitted to the county(ies) when you go to orientation at the county level, not at the substitute teacher training.

  • Application for substitute permit including a $25.00 licensure fee.
  • Copy of Driver's License.
  • Copy of Social Security Card.  
  • Official College Transcript(s) from each college you attended (must have 2.0 GPA, which includes all college hours taken).
  • TB Test from the local health department.  (Every two years)
  • Fingerprinting - $45.35 background check
  • Substitute Teacher Application from the County Office.
  • Two hours of observation at K-4, 5-8 and 9-12 unless otherwise specified by the county.
  • Completed all requirements of the Regional Training Class.
  • Orientation training at the county level.

You must have a Bachelor's Degree and a minimum of a 2.0 GPA to be eligible.  There is a $50.00 registration fee, made payable to RESA 8, to attend Substitute Teacher Training.  NO REFUNDS!  If you have any questions, you may contact Melissa Acquino at (304) 596-2661 or send an email to mgacquino@k12.wv.us

 Please click on a county for more substitute information. 
Berkeley County  Grant County 
Hampshire County  Hardy County
Jefferson County  Mineral County 
Morgan County  Pendleton County