Thank you for your interest in partnering with DeSoto Independent School District!

Whether you are a returning guest educator or a first-time applicant, we want your experience in DeSoto to be a positive one for both you and our students.

Please use the information on this page to help you navigate through the substitute system from submitting an application, accessing online training to providing answers to questions you may have regarding your substitute experience. 

Congratulations on your decision to collaborate with us to provide academic excellence by design!

Application Process:

1)   Submit your Online Substitute Application: CLICK HERE

STOP: Once we have processed your application a link will be provided to complete the required Substitute Training program. 

2)   Once advised, you will complete the steps below;

    a)     Complete the online registration: Click Here 
      - select DeSoto ISD as the "Division"
i)      Click on Learning
ii)     Click on Browse for Training
iii)    Click on Introductory Teacher Training (for Substitute Teachers)

 b)    Add to Cart -  submit $20 non-refundable fee

3)   Email your Certificate of Completion to [email protected]

After you completed the Substitute Teacher Training, your fingerprints will need to be requested from TEA. If they are not previously on file, The State Board for Educator Certification, SBEC, will issue a FAST pass for you to make an appointment with IdentoGO via A
n acknowledgment email will be sent with details regarding TEA Fingerprint request as well as the details of the orientation event.

If your application does not meet the above criteria, you will not 
be contacted.

For questions contact the Human Resources Office email: [email protected]

Substitute Links