Substitute Teaching

To substitute teach in Wyoming, you must apply for a Substitute Teacher Permit.  This permit is valid for five years and is eligible for renewal.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: To avoid delays in processing your application, please be sure to carefully read the entire application packet.  Incorrect or incomplete applications will be returned to the applicant unprocessed.

There are two ways to meet the requirements for a substitute teacher permit.

College Credit Path

Alternative Path

DOWNLOAD THE PERMIT APPLICATION from our Applications Page.

In order to renew a substitute teacher permit, you must meet all renewal requirements and submit a Renewal Application to PTSB before the expiration of your current permit.
There are several options for earning renewal credits:

  • Complete course work at a regionally accredited college/university. You may take courses for either a grade or pass/fail
  • Attend PTSB approved workshops
  • Apply for Individual Professional Development credits

DOWNLOAD THE RENEWAL APPLICATION from our Applications Page.

In order to reinstate a lapsed substitute teacher permit, you must have acquired five (5) semester hours of transcript credit or other professional development credit as approved by PTSB. The alternative path is not available as an option for reinstating a lapsed substitute permit if the alternate path was previously used to obtain the initial substitute teacher permit.

DOWNLOAD THE PERMIT APPLICATION from our Applications Page.