Thank you for your interest in the Placer County Fingerprint Consortium for Substitute Teachers. We rely heavily on our substitute teachers and greatly appreciate the support they provide to teaching staff at all of the schools in Placer County.
Placer County Office of Education operates a Fingerprint Consortium for Substitute Teachers in order to provide a more streamlined and efficient fingerprint clearing process for substitutes seeking to work in various districts within Placer County. Placer County school districts are able to utilize the clearance information from the Placer County Consortium for Substitute Teachers in order to employ individuals as substitutes for their districts.
The Consortium is open to new participants upon the recommendation by a Placer County School District Office to the Consortium.* There is a $25 yearly Consortium fee that must be paid by Consortium participants. Once cleared for the Consortium, individuals are eligible to apply to any of the 20 school districts in Placer County that may currently be hiring substitute teachers. After receiving a recommendation from a School District Office, individuals may call (see contact information below) for an appointment to be fingerprinted and processed as a substitute teacher for Placer County.
For those who do not hold a California teaching credential or an Emergency 30-Day Substitute Permit, our office can assist individuals in applying for a permit with the Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC). Official transcripts which include a posted degree and proof of passing the CBEST exam are required before making an appointment. Applying directly to the CTC for an initial permit may take longer for a document to be issued (Renewals must be completed online directly to CTC).Minimum Qualifications for the Emergency 30-Day Substitute Permit:
- Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university
- CBEST (www.ctcexams.nesinc.com)
- Fingerprint Clearance from the Department of Justice (DOJ)
**NEW for the 2017-2018 school year, consortium participants must have a valid Tuberculosis (TB) Clearance (done within the last 4 years) on file with PCOE. This TB Clearance will suffice for substitute teaching in all school districts in Placer County.