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If you’re new to the classroom, keeping track of all the requirements to substitute teach may seem daunting.

Luckily, Swing is here to help guide you through all the ins and outs of becoming a substitute teacher. Whether you’re wondering how to get started, looking for classroom management tips, or still deciding if substitute teaching is right for you, we’ve got you covered.

Before you can worry about leaving good sub notes or what to wear in the classroom, let’s go over some of the basics: certification.

What is SwingCert?

As your partner in substitute teaching, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to get in the classroom.

The SwingCert program allows us to guide you through receiving your certification, with expert guidance throughout the whole process. With Swing’s help, you can earn your substitute permit in as little as two weeks, five times faster than earning it elsewhere. Additionally, in some states, having a substitute credential gives you access to double the number of open positions, higher pay, credibility in the classroom, as well as stability.

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