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Apply to be a Substitute

Below is the process to apply to be a substitute in the WSWHE region. Please complete the following steps in order. 

A criminal history background check will be conducted by the New York State Education Department. If you are selected, you will be required to pay the fingerprinting fee of $101.50.  If you already have fingerprint clearance from the New York State Education Department, you will not need to be reprinted.  

For candidates seeking non-instructional substitute positions (Food Service, Transportation, Clerical, Monitor, Teaching Assistant, and Teacher Aides) within the Saratoga Springs City CSD or Granville CSD; please contact the district directly for their application process. 

The application will be processed once all forms are received and a link to complete mandatory substitute training will be sent to the email you provided. If selected as a candidate for hire, the Substitute Teacher Registry office will be in contact.

To become a substitute follow the steps outlined below:

1. Download and Complete the Application


2. Download and complete the following forms

3. Send the substitute application and supporting documents to [email protected].


Please feel free to contact us with any questions: 

Substitute Teacher Registry
267 Ballard Road, Suite 5
Wilton, NY 12831
Phone: (518) 581-3375
Fax: (518)-581-3308
Email: [email protected]