Direct District Hire - Emergency 30 Day Permit Application

  • For applicants who have been told by a district you are a direct hire, meaning you do not need to complete the countywide substitute registration packet, but need assistance with the Emergency 30 Day Permit application, please see below:

    1. Complete the Application Recommendation Form. 
    2. Provide official transcripts. Please review this page regarding acceptable transcript formats.
    3. Provide the basic skills information. There are eight basic skills options. For more information, review this leaflet. 
      1. This requirement is waived from January 1, 2023 until June 30, 2024. If you have met the basic skills requirement, it is recommended to submit this information with the application.
    4. Complete the Commission on Teacher Credentialing's live scan form (A0281), if not already completed.
      1. Live scanning for a district does not meet this requirement.
    5. Create your Commission on Teacher Credentialing profile.
      1. Instructions are available on our Resources webpage.


    Below are options for turning in the documents. Please note emailed documents will not be accepted.

    • Mail: P.O. Box 4925, San Rafael, 94913. Please include "Attn: Amy Ridings" or "Attn: Credentials Analyst".
    • In-person delivery:
      • Locked inbox drop off Monday - Friday from 7:30a.m. - 4:30p.m. at 1111 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael.
      • Attend a drop-in office hour meeting (days and times below).


Substitute Office Hours

  • I offer weekly drop-in meetings. Make sure to check the revised schedule below.

    • Tuesday:
      • 10am - 1pm (in-person) &
      • 3pm - 5pm (zoom - click on the word zoom to join the meeting)
    • Wednesday:
      • 10am - 1pm (in-person) &
      • 3pm - 5pm (in-person)


    Revised Schedule:

    • 4/24: Cancelled


    These meetings are on a first-come, first-serve basis. They exclude holidays and other events.