WSWHE BOCES Teacher Registry
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 $99.00.
If you already have a fingerprint clearance from the New York State Education Department, you will not need to be reprinted.
Print out the directions before leaving the BOCES website
To become a substitute follow the steps outlined below:
Download the Substitute Teacher Application and complete. Please print in landscape format.
Please note the Teacher Registry office will contact any past or present employers listed on your application.
Print, complete and return the 5 forms after completing the mandatory online training.
Civil Service Form (Application for Examination or Employment - you are not required to take an exam)
3. Mandatory Online Training
4. Submission of Materials
Once you have completed ALL items in the PINK and GREEN folders you can submit your application for processing.
Submit the WSWHE BOCES Substitute Application and completed forms to:
1153 Burgoyne Avenue Fort Edward NY 12828
Fax them to 518-746-3308
Email them to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application will be processed once all forms are received.
If selected as a substitute the Teacher Registry office will be in contact.