Substitute Teacher Training
Participants in this workshop will receive instruction on how to read a teacher’s handbook, follow district policies and how to work with students with disabilities. Additionally, participants will receive the training required of all instructional staff for certification purposes: Child Abuse Awareness, School Violence (SAVE), and the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshops.

Please see the chart below to register for the Substitute Teacher & Teacher Assistant Training/Workshop on the specific dates of your choosing.  Each workshop is two days in length. The fee is $35 per workshop and must be paid in advance. Upon successful completion of this workshop, participants will receive a certificate of completion that can be presented at any component school district in Jeff-Lewis BOCES and/or Jeff-Lewis BOCES as well.

Please send the $35 fee payment to the following address: Jefferson-Lewis BOCES, ATTN: Linda Charlton, 20104 State Route 3, Watertown, NY 13601. The fee can be paid with cash, check, or money order (made out to Jefferson-Lewis BOCES).

** As a participant, you will be completing the NY State required workshops on Child Abuse, SAVE, and DASA.

** DASA requires a 3 hour online portion to be completed before the start of the workshops. Once you register, you will receive an email with documents that explain where to go to log in and the password. THIS MUST BE COMPLETED PRIOR TO THE START DATE OF THE WORKSHOP!!!

** The Jefferson-Lewis BOCES is an authorized provider of both the Substitute Teacher and Teacher Assistant Training for Jefferson County and Lewis Counties.

** If you have any registration questions, please contact Linda Charlton at or 315-779-7041.  For technical questions (Canvas only) contact Tim Davey at or 315-779-7044.

** Your registration is not complete and you will not receive the necessary materials until your payment has been received.
** Sign-in time is 8:30, and Workshops run from 9-4
Workshop Date
Registration Deadline
Registration Link

January 25th & 26th
January 1st


March 23rd & 24th
February 27th


June 19th & 20th
May 24th
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August 16th & 17th
July 20th
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October 25th & 26th
October 1st
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