8710.1000 Substitute Teachers


Published: 2015

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8710.1000 SUBSTITUTE TEACHERS.


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Subpart 1.

Long call substitute teacher.

A long call substitute teacher is one who replaces the same teacher for 15 or more consecutive days. A long call substitute teacher shall hold a Minnesota license valid for the assignment.


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Subp. 2.

Short call substitute teacher.

A short call substitute teacher is one who teaches on a day-to-day basis not to exceed 15 consecutive days replacing the same teacher. A short call substitute teacher shall hold a Minnesota license or short call substitute license. These licenses are valid for functioning as a short call substitute teacher at all grade levels in all fields.


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Subp. 3.

Criteria for issuance of five-year short call substitute teacher license.

The Board of Teaching shall grant a five-year short call substitute teacher license to an applicant who has completed a teacher preparation program leading to full licensure in the governmental jurisdiction in which the teacher preparation program was completed.


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Subp. 4.

Criteria for issuance of temporary limited short call substitute teacher license.

The Board of Teaching shall grant a temporary limited short call substitute teacher license to an applicant if it finds that the following conditions are met:

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the designated administrator of an employing school district or charter school requests a temporary limited short call substitute teacher license;


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the designated administrator of an employing school district or charter school verifies in writing that the school district or charter school is experiencing hardship in securing a sufficient number of licensed teachers to meet the need for short call substitute teachers; and


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C.

the applicant holds a baccalaureate degree from a United States college or university, or the equivalent.