Interested in becoming a substitute?

The following is required to get started:

  • Current sub certificate

  • Fingerprints through MACHS

  • Background Check

Substitutes are required to have 60 college hours or take a 20 hour course through Frontline.

Check this link for more information to apply for a sub certificate, renew a sub certificate or for the link to take the course through Frontline. Substitute Teachers | Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (

MACHS Fingerprinting-

Greenfield, Bolivar, and Springfield are a few locations you can get your fingerprints taken.

Register with MACHS

The registration code for Stockton Schools is 7405. The substitute code will need to be provided when onsite: 0401 .

If you do not have a current sub certificate, you will be required to have a 2nd fingerprinting for DESE. Their registration code for MACHS is 2301.

Substitute applications can be found here.

If you have questions, please contact the central office. 417-276-2804