Emergency Substitute Teacher
This application is for those educators who hold an expiring Emergency Substitute Certificate and will be working with an employer to be certified again on an Emergency Substitute Certificate.
This limited certificate is not available for full certificate holders.
This certificate must be initiated by an employer in Washington through the submission of a district request. Once the district request has been submitted, log into your E-Certification account to submit the application.
- Application initiated by employing school district and completed by educator
- Submission of fingerprints for a background check is required, if a valid certificate is not already on record
An Emergency Substitute Certificate is issued for two school years.
This application must be initiated by your sponsoring school district. Once that has been done, login to: E-Certification
*IMPORTANT: Please note that application fees are NOT refundable. Ensure that you select and submit the correct application. If you have questions regarding your application, please contact our office.