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ROAD CONSTRUCTION - LAKE AVE & GRISWOLD
BEGINNING FRIDAY, APR 16 FOR 4 WEEKS - There will be no westbound traffic on Griswold Rd at Lake Ave. Westbound Griswold Rd drivers will need to detour south on Lake Ave to west on Adelbert St. to north on Murray Ridge Rd to Griswold Rd.
Eastbound drivers on Griswold Rd approaching Lake Ave also should use Adelbert St. as there will be long delays and the intersection may be closed for a time.

Substitutes

HELP SESSION DATES

Do you need help with getting set up as a substitute teacher? 
Pam is available on these dates to help you!

May 13, May 26, June 23, July 15, July 27, and August 12 | 9:00-11:00 or 1:00-3:00

Please complete this Substitute Help Days Form 

Questions/Assistance:  Pam Gamble, 440.324.5777 x1113

DO YOU NEED A LPDC?

VIEW THE LPDC BROCHURE FOR INFORMATION 

BROCHURE

Click brochure to view 

APPLYING FOR SUBSTITUTE TEACHING

Thank you for your interest in substitute teaching for Lorain County school districts.
REQUIREMENT:
Minimum requirement of a Bachelor's Degree is required in order to receive a substitute license along with original transcripts. 


 ESC Districts
 NCSSA Districts
Amherst
Avon
Columbia
Keystone
Midview
Pathways to Success
Detention Home
    Avon Lake
    Clearview
Early Learning Center 
    Firelands
    Lorain City
     North Ridgeville 
    Sheffield-Sheffield Lake
    Vermilion
   
To Substitute for 
 ESC Districts 
 Complete STEPS 1-3
To Substitute for 
NCSSA Districts
 If you are having trouble with your multi-district pin, please call 866-504-8222, option 2 for Support, 
option 1 for Absence and Time.  They will be able to help you reset your pin. 
STEP 1: 
Complete the required Ohio Criminal Record Checks (BCI) and Federal Criminal Record Check (FBI).  This is required whether you are applying for a new license or renewing your current license. New applicants please note that we can only accept prior reports if they are less than one year old.
Due to the NEW ODE requirments, we strongly suggest that fingerprinting results are recorded with ODE prior to applying for a license.  License applications are only active for 60 days.
 
BACKGROUND CHECKS ARE DONE AT OUR OFFICE:  1885 LAKE AVE., ELYRIA | 8:00AM-3:00PM | M-F
COST:  BCI AND FBI - $60 | BCI - $32 | FBI - $34 (cash, check, or money order only. No credit/debit cards) 
 
STEP 2:  
Apply for a substitute teachers license using instructions below.
Note:  Due to recent licensure changes, all substitute licenses are considered a new license. No more renewing.
You cannot pay for your license by using a Mac or Tablet. 
If you already hold a valid teaching license you DO NOT need to apply 
for a sub license...skip to STEP 3.
  • Sign into OH/ID Portal on the Ohio Department of Education's website.  If you do not have an OH/ID account go to these instructions to create an account.
  • Apply for substitute teacher license

Due to recent licensure changes, all substitute licenses are considered a new license.

Please make sure you select Lorain County Educational Service Center (IRN#048108) as your school district and as E-signer Superintendent in order for us to approve your application.  If these do not match, your application will not be approved.    

STEP 3:
Complete the AppliTrack application

Once we have received your completed application, BCI & FBI background checks and a valid teacher or substitute license you will go on the approved list for your chosen districts. 

You will be board approved by each school district you have chosen and in return receive your AESOP information and instructions from your chosen districts.


For additional information or questions regarding substitute teaching, please contact
Pam Gamble
440.324.5777 ext. 1113
[email protected]