Substitute Teachers

Substitute Employee Handbook 2020-2021.pdf

Thank you for serving as a guest teacher\assistant in our District. Being a guest teacher\assistant is not always an easy job, so we appreciate your willingness to serve in that capacity. At District 428, we view each of our guest teacher\assistant as a vital partner in the education of our students.


To help you be the most successful guest teacher\assistant you can be, we have established standards that we will hold our guest teacher\assistant accountable. Please review our Substitute Handbook.



Substitute Fee Reimbursement

In efforts to reduce the substitute teacher shortage, ISBE is now offering a reimbursement of application and registration fees to qualifying applicants.

To Qualify:

  • Your Sub issuance date must be later than July 1, 2017

  • You must work at least 10 full school days within one year of your issuance date

  • You must apply for the reimbursement within 18 months of your issuance date

If you meet these requirements, please complete form 73-02: Substitute License Fee Refund Request

This form must be returned to ISBE by the school or district official. Forms submitted by the applicant will not be honored. ​