Substitute Teacher Registration Information

  • Thank you for your interest in substitute teaching in Marin County. We appreciate your desire to become part of the highly-valued Marin County Office of Education substitute teacher pool serving students county-wide.


    Substitute Registration:

    This first step to becoming a substitute is to register on the countywide substitute list. The county-wide substitute packet is available for pick-up at the county office (1111 Las Gallinas Ave., San Rafael) or click on the 2023/2024 County-Wide Substitute Registration packet.


    All new applicants complete the same registration packet. This includes those who are new to substituting, those who are retired, or those who previously taught in a district. 


    Below are options for turning in the county-wide substitute registration packet. 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.




Substitute Meetings

  • Substitute meetings provide new substitutes the opportunity to review the packet with the Credentials Analyst, be recommended and complete the Emergency 30 Day Permit application, and ask questions regarding substituting in Marin County. This meeting is optional.


    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:

    • 6/4: The 3 - 5 office hours are cancelled. 
    • 6/12: The 3 - 5 office hours are cancelled. 


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