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Information provided on Emergency Substitute License temporary modification

At the Nov. 10, 2022, meeting, the Kansas State Board of Education moved to allow for an extension of the temporary modification to the Emergency Substitute License. 

Here is more information on the temporary modification: 

Temporary expanded qualification: Expires June 30, 2023 

License limitations: 

  • License is nontransferable, limited to the local school district listed on the license. 
  • Individuals may serve no more than 15 consecutive days in the same assignment. 

Application process: 

An individual may temporarily qualify for an emergency substitute license with the following: 

  • High school diploma; and 
  • Completion of Greenbush’s Emergency Substitute Training Modules (training may be completed now *); and 
  • Verification of hire from a local school district. 
  • Application and $60 processing fee. 
  • Fingerprint background check and fee. 
  • Individuals who previously received a TEAL (Temporary Emergency Authorized License) license are not required to re-submit fingerprints. 
  • Individuals may serve no more than 15 consecutive days in the same assignment. 

*Click here to register and complete the Greenbush Emergency Substitute Training Modules: plus.greenbush.org

Expanded Emergency Substitute application instruction:  

To apply for the emergency substitute license based on completion of the Greenbush Training Modules, complete the following: 

  • Complete the Greenbush Emergency Substitute Training Modules. 
  1. The Greenbush training modules include a step-by-step video that details how to submit the application. HERE is a link to the video. 

  • Submit the Form 8 application via the Kansas Licensure Application System. Here is a link to the application system User Login for KSDE Web Applications

  • Within the “Education Information” Section of Form 8, select the following: 

  1. State: “KS” 

  2. Name of College/University: “Greenbush – Modified Emergency Substitute” 

  3. Degree Earned: “No” 

  4. Transcript Delivery Method: “Upload Transcript” 

  • Upload the Greenbush Certificate of Completion to the application. 

  • Submit payment. 

Contact the hiring district to complete the Expanded Emergency Substitute Qualification Form 

Expanded Emergency Substitute application local school district instructions: 

  • Complete the Expanded Emergency Substitute Qualification Form for hired applicants. 

  • Submit the completed form to experienceform@ksde.org. 

Posted: Nov 17, 2022,
Comments: 0,
Author: Ann Bush

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