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The Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) is committed to serving, inspiring, and promoting student and public school success.
Strategic campaigns to raise awareness of the overall benefits of education
Meeting the emerging needs of the community by providing leadership and support for children, schools, and the greater community.
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Fostering respectful, supportive, and inclusive work environments within and across branches, departments, clusters, and sites.
In order to be a substitute teacher in Santa Clara County, you will need to obtain an Emergency 30-day Substitute Teacher Permit from the Commission on Teacher Credentialing.
The Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teaching Permit authorizes the holder to serve as a day-to-day substitute teacher in any classroom, including preschool, kindergarten, and grades 1-12 inclusive, or in classes organized primarily for adults. The holder may serve as a substitute for no more than 30 days for any one teacher during the school year, except in a special education classroom, where the holder may serve for no more than 20 days for any one teacher during the school year.
This permit is valid for one year and is renewable.
To Qualify for an Emergency 30-Day Substitute Teacher Permit you must meet the following requirements:
Should you have any additional questions or concerns regarding the application for a 30-day Substitute Permit, please email us at
firstname.lastname@example.org and please write “Sub Permit Application” in the subject line of your email.