(11-1-21) As a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and in accordance with the passage of Senate Bill 1 of the 134th General Assembly, the Ohio Department of Education has been granted the authority to issue a one-time, non-renewable 1 Year Temporary Non-Bachelor’s Substitute Teaching License for the 2021-2022 school year to applicants who do not hold a post-secondary degree but meet the employing school or district’s set of educational requirements. This 1 Year Temporary Non-Bachelor’s Substitute Teaching License is available at the request of the employing Ohio school or district and valid for teaching in an assigned class of any subject area and grade level.
Applicants must have current background checks on file with the Department.
- The 1 Year Temporary Non-Bachelor’s Substitute Teaching License is valid for teaching one semester in an assigned class of any grade level with local board approval (the employing Ohio school board must approve extended assignments).
- The employing school board may approve an additional semester in the same class for individuals working under this license.
- Schools and districts may download and print the Temporary Non-Bachelor’s Substitute License Application Checklist to guide applicants through the application process.