Teacher Contract Database

Results

Suggested Citation:
National Council on Teacher Quality. (2018). Custom report. Teacher Contract Database. [Data set].
Retrieved from: https://www.nctq.org/contract-database/report?reportId=8318094
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Minimum education required to be a substitute teacher

The "other" category includes districts that acknowledge state law, where the education requirements are unknown, etc.
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Methodology for Minimum education required to be a substitute teacher

Albuquerque Public Schools

NM

60 hours of college coursework

89,788 69%

Aldine Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

66,854 87%

Alpine School District

UT

High school diploma or GED

81,715 16%

Anchorage School District

AK

Bachelor's degree

46,115 19%

Anne Arundel County Public Schools

MD

48 college credits

83,300 32%

Anoka-Hennepin School District

MN

Bachelor's degree

38,802 32%

Arlington Independent School District

TX

45 college credits

59,900 73%

Atlanta Public Schools

GA

High school diploma or GED

52,377 75%

Austin Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

80,032 53%

Baltimore City Public School System

MD

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

79,297 100%

Baltimore County Public Schools

MD

High school diploma or GED
and successful completion of the MSDE Praxis Para Pro Assessment

113,814 50%

Billings Public Schools

MT

High school diploma or GED

16,958 36%

Bismarck Public Schools

ND

48 semester hours of college coursework

13,197 23%

Boston Public Schools

MA

Bachelor's degree

51,433 68%

Brevard Public Schools

FL

High school diploma or GED

73,734 49%

Broward County Public Schools

FL

60 hours of college coursework

270,978 60%

Burlington School District

VT

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

3,834 46%

Capistrano Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

47,135 25%

Charleston County School District

SC

High school diploma or GED

49,769 57%

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools

NC

Associate's degree
or 48 semester hours of college coursework

147,638 58%

Cherry Creek School District

CO

Bachelor's degree

55,839 29%

Chesterfield County Public Schools

VA

High school diploma or GED

61,552 36%

Chicago Public Schools

IL

Associate's degree

358,453 78%

Clark County School District

NV

60 hours of college coursework

330,225 69%

Clayton County Public Schools

GA

Bachelor's degree

54,840 93%

Cobb County School District

GA

High school diploma or GED

111,854 41%

Columbus City Schools

OH

Bachelor's degree

48,925 81%

Conroe Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

62,837 40%

Corona-Norco Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

52,877 45%

Cumberland County Schools

NC

High school diploma or GED
with at least one of the three additional requirements: (1) 30 semester hours of college coursework from 4-yr college or 45 quarter hours from community college; (2) combined score of 750 (old) and 1150 (new) on the SATor 16 ACT score; (3) 85% on the TABE

50,879 76%

Cypress-Fairbanks Independent School District

TX

Bachelor's degree

116,512 54%

Dallas Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

155,119 86%

Davis School District

UT

High school diploma or GED

74,289 19%

DeKalb County School District

GA

Bachelor's degree

99,166 73%

Denver Public Schools

CO

Bachelor's degree

92,039 65%

Des Moines Public Schools

IA

Bachelor's degree

33,167 78%

Desoto County School District

MS

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

34,392 52%

Detroit Public Schools Community District

MI

90 credit hours of college coursework

49,534 86%

District of Columbia Public Schools

DC

Bachelor's degree

48,568 77%

Douglas County School District

CO

Bachelor's degree

67,591 12%

Duval County Public Schools

FL

60 hours of college coursework

130,229 51%

El Paso Independent School District

TX

90 college hours

57,315 75%

Elk Grove Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

62,865 54%

Fairfax County Public Schools

VA

60 hours of college coursework

187,797 29%

Fort Bend Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

76,122 43%

Fort Wayne Community Schools

IN

60 hours of college coursework

29,404 61%

Fort Worth Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

84,510 86%

Fresno Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

71,126 87%

Frisco Independent School District

TX

High school diploma or GED

60,182 13%

Fulton County Schools

GA

High school diploma or GED

94,491 44%

Garland Independent School District

TX

Bachelor's degree

55,987 65%

Granite School District

UT

High school diploma or GED

66,767

Greenville County Schools

SC

High school diploma or GED

76,158 48%

Guilford County Schools

NC

48 college credits or Associate degree

72,950 65%

Gwinnett County Public Schools

GA

60 hours of college coursework

179,758 53%

Hawaii Department of Education

HI

Substitutes without a bachelor's degree must meet specific employment requirements set by the Department.

181,278 46%

Henrico County Public Schools

VA

60 hours of college coursework

51,523 46%

Hillsborough County Public Schools

FL

High school diploma or GED

220,252 59%

Houston Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

209,772 80%

Howard County Public School System

MD

60 hours of college coursework

57,907 19%

Jeffco Public Schools

CO

High school diploma or GED

84,631 31%

Jefferson County Public Schools

KY

64 college semester hours

97,936 56%

Jefferson Parish Public School System

LA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

48,254 61%

Jordan School District

UT

60 hours of college coursework

56,176 21%

Kanawha County Schools

WV

Bachelor's degree

25,764 51%

Katy Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

79,913 31%

Klein Independent School District

TX

60 hours of college coursework

53,328 45%

Knox County Schools

TN

High school diploma or GED

60,854 46%

Laramie County School District 1

WY

High school diploma or GED
(see footnote)

1,051 37%

Lewisville Independent School District

TX

48 college credits

52,218 35%

Little Rock School District

AR

High school diploma or GED

23,368 72%

Long Beach Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

72,661 68%

Los Angeles Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

492,842 79%

Loudoun County Public Schools

VA

High school diploma or GED

81,906 18%

Manchester School District

NH

High school diploma or GED

13,452 58%

Mesa Public Schools

AZ

Bachelor's degree
In accordance with state law

62,981 55%

Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools

TN

60 hours of college coursework
Or 90 quarter hours of college coursework.

84,667 71%

Miami-Dade County Public Schools

FL

30 college credits

350,434 69%

Milwaukee Public Schools

WI

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

75,431 77%

Mobile County Public Schools

AL

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

53,967 70%

Montgomery County Public Schools

MD

Bachelor's degree

162,680 33%

New Haven Public Schools

CT

District acknowledges state law.

20,180 71%

New York City Department of Education

NY

Bachelor's degree

922,935 72%

Newark Public Schools

NJ

60 hours of college coursework

35,665 74%

North East Independent School District

TX

Bachelor's degree

65,186 48%

Northside Independent School District

TX

90 hours of college coursework

106,501 49%

Oakland Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

36,373 73%

Oklahoma City Public Schools

OK

High school diploma or GED

37,530 85%

Omaha Public Schools

NE

60 hours of college coursework
in accordance with state law

53,194 72%

Orange County Public Schools

FL

60 hours of college coursework

209,089 52%

Osceola County School District

FL

High school diploma or GED

68,554 44%

Pasadena Independent School District

TX

30 semester hours of college credit

53,291 86%

Pasco County Schools

FL

High school diploma or GED

75,048 54%

Pinellas County Schools

FL

Associate's degree

100,948 50%

Plano Independent School District

TX

Bachelor's degree

53,057 32%

Polk County Public Schools

FL

30 credits

105,648 52%

Portland Public Schools, ME

ME

Associate's degree
60 college credits

6,764 52%

Portland Public Schools, OR

OR

Bachelor's degree

46,924 36%

Prince George's County Public Schools

MD

60 hours of college coursework

132,657 66%

Prince William County Public Schools

VA

60 hours of college coursework

90,843 42%

Providence Public School District

RI

Bachelor's degree

23,699 85%

Red Clay Consolidated School District

DE

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

15,414 43%

San Antonio Independent School District

TX

High school diploma or GED

48,745 90%

San Bernardino City Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

48,769 89%

San Diego Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

102,884 58%

San Francisco Unified School District

CA

Bachelor's degree

52,417 53%

Santa Ana Unified School District

CA

Issue not addressed in scope of NCTQ reviewed documents

46,923 84%

School District of Lee County

FL

60 hours of college coursework

94,410 49%

School District of Manatee County

FL

High school diploma or GED

49,301 52%

School District of Palm Beach County

FL

30 semester hours

194,172 59%

School District of Philadelphia

PA

Bachelor's degree

128,647 100%

Seattle Public Schools

WA

Bachelor's degree

55,271 31%

Seminole County Public Schools

FL

High school diploma or GED

68,269 48%

Shelby County Schools

TN

Bachelor's degree

112,125 82%

Sioux Falls School District

SD

Bachelor's degree

24,968 44%

Springfield Public School District, MO

MO

60 hours of college coursework

25,641 55%

Virginia Beach City Public Schools

VA

60 hours of college coursework

68,624 39%

Volusia County Schools

FL

High school diploma or GED

63,223 64%

Wake County School District

NC

High school diploma or GED

161,784 33%

Washoe County Public Schools

NV

60 hours of college coursework

67,113 46%

West Ada School District

ID

High school diploma or GED

40,205 22%

Wichita Public Schools

KS

60 hours of college coursework

48,916 77%

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

NC

60 hours of college coursework

54,707 61%