Substitute Teaching

Oklahoma Substitute Teacher Requirements

Oklahoma has no statewide requirements for becoming a substitute teacher. To gain employment as a substitute teacher in the state of Oklahoma, you will need to contact the school or school district where you wish to teach to determine what is required. Follow that district’s application process. In order to attain your substitute teacher certification in Oklahoma, you will need the following:

• Appropriate level of education (determined by the school district)
• Completed application and application fees
• Complete substitute teacher workshop (where applicable)
• Official Transcripts
• Letters of recommendation