Nevada Substitute Teaching License

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The Nevada Department of Education requires all substitute teachers to be licensed. You will receive a K-12 Special License with a Substitute Endorsement.

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Education Requirements

You must have at least 60 semester credits, or an associates degree or higher from a regionally accredited college/university, to receive this license.

Want to learn how to earn a professional teaching certification? Contact schools offering teaching certification programs in Nevada.

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Experience

No specific experience is required.

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Criminal History Background Check

If you are applying for a K-12 Special License with a Substitute Endorsement, you must allow the FBI to run a criminal history background check on you. Have your local police station take your fingerprints on two fingerprint cards, which you can get at the closest Department of Education licensure office. You must mail this information and the fingerprint authorization form with your application for licensure to the nearest Licensure Offices of the Nevada Department of Education: Northern Office, 700 East Fifth St., Suite 105, Carson City, NV 89701-5096; or Southern Office, 9890 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 231, Room 23405, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

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Documents and Application Requirements

To apply for a K-12 Special License with a Substitute Endorsement, use the Application for Teacher Licensing. Along with the application, make sure to include:

Mail the above documents and application fee to the nearest licensing office of the Nevada Department of Education: Northern Office, 700 East Fifth St., Suite 105, Carson City, NV 89701-5096; or Southern Office, 9890 South Maryland Parkway, Suite 231, Room 23405, Las Vegas, NV 89183.

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Contact Information

For more information on special licensing for substitute teachers in Nevada, contact the Licensure Office at 702-486-6458.

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