Do I Need to be Highly Qualified (HQ) in Order to be a Support Staff Substitute?
- No, however if the opportunity becomes available you will not be allowed to substitute in the same building for more than 20 days.
EMS – eSchool Solutions – SmartFind Express
How Can I Become Highly Qualified (HQ)? – Educational Assistants Only
- Hold a Degree
- Complete 2-Years of College Coursework (90+ Quarter Credits)
- Take the Paraprofessional Certification Exam
Oregon Department of Education (ODE):
Oregon Education Association (OEA):
Oregon Educators Benefit Board (OEBB):
- On-line Benefit Registration
Oregon School Employees Association (OSEA):
TalentEd Recruit & Hire – Licensed Staff Only
Portland State University Reimbursement Rate
Red Cross – Oregon Trail Chapter