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Nazarene Bible College


Substitute Teaching Certificate

Substitute Teaching Certificate

This certificate program is designed for those who desire to obtain part-time employment as a substitute teacher. These courses can be used toward the completion of ACSI (Association of Christian Schools International) Certification, but do not meet the requirements in and of themselves. This certificate is not intended for those desiring to teach full-time in a school. (Prerequisites to entering program: Bachelors degree or senior standing with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA; Introduction to Psychology and/or Child Development).

Course Course DescriptionHours
  45 hours
EDU-4611 Introduction to Christian School Education1
EDU-4623 Philosophy of Christian School Education3
EDU-4633 Educational Psychology3
EDU-4643 Classroom Management3
Choose one of the following methods courses3
EDU-4653 Methods in Teaching Reading and Writing* 
EDU-4663 Methods in Teaching Math 
EDU-4673 Methods in Teaching Science 
EDU-4683 Methods in Teaching Social Studies 
EDU-4691 Senior Ministry Integration-Teaching
(60 hours of observation/participation)
EDU-4711 Substitute Teacher Preparation1

*Highly suggested for those desiring to substitute in grades K-2.