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educational process is not interrupted, and to prepare
students to perform at their highest potential.Lawhon Students



Substitute Teacher Orientation Dates:


September 2, 2015          10 a.m. -Full

September 16, 2015         2 p.m. -Full

September 30, 2015         2 p.m. -Full

October 14, 2015              2 p.m.-Full

October 29, 2015            10 a.m.-FULL





Each orientation allows 20 applicants. You can only register for the orientation that is available.


Location and Time: Human Resource Services Office at 1928 N. Main, Pearland, 77581. Sign in, and identification processing will begin at 9:30 a.m (or 1:30 pm). Orientation will be from 10-11 a.m. (or 2-3 p.m.) No children please.

Mandatory items required on day of Substitute Orientation:

  1. Fingerprinting Receipt, if applicable.
  2. Two unexpired acceptable forms of identification.
  3. SmartForms submitted to HR


Steps to becoming a Pearland ISD Teacher Substitute:

Step 1 - Complete Online Application: Complete the "Substitute" on-line application in Winocular by clicking on Departments>Human Resources>Application/Information>Application. You must attach transcripts and certifications (if applicable) prior to attending orientation however, you may still register. Computers and a scanner are available for your use in the Employment Center located in Human Resource Services.

Step 2: Register for Orientation: (Only Substitute Teachers are required to attend Orientation). Once an orientation date is posted, please go to the main page on the Pearland ISD website to register. Start by clicking Jobs>Classroom Teacher>Substitutes>Teacher Orientation Dates. Once you have logged in and follow the instructions you will see (in green) You have successfully applied for this job posting. Your name will be automatically on the list for the orientation date you select. In addition, please follow the steps below to complete the process.

Step 3 – Substitite Teachers are required to complete the online Region IV  Training: Visit this link The cost is $25. Attach a Certificate of Completion to your online application prior to orientation. For questions regarding this course, please contact Region IV directly. This training is not required for Texas Certified Teachers, or Student Teachers.  

Step 4 –  Fingerprinting: Everyone in the class will be uploaded to TEA. Once we are notified by TEA, you will receive an email with your fastpass to be printed, or notification that you do not need to be printed. The fastpass will have a contact number to find a location to be printed. You will be responsible for scheduling your fingerprinting appointment with the L-1 fingerprinting facility. Payment will be due at the time of your appointment. The facility will accept a check or money order in the amount of $45.70. NO CASH will be accepted. You must take your FAST PASS with you to your fingerprinting appointment along with a valid ID. Please bring your fingerprint receipt with you to your selected orientation date so we can verify this step has been completed.

In accordance with Senate Bill 9, a person employed after January 1, 2008, must be fingerprinted and cleared for employment before starting work.

Step 5 -Substitute Teacher Smartforms: Once the class is full, you will receive an email to complete required electronic forms. At that time, you may log in to your Winocular application and click on the "Substitute Teacher Forms" on the right-hand side, once forms are complete, please click Submit to HR.


Retirees can view the TRS Employment After Retirement Booklet at:

Payroll Calendar

Insurance Declination Form and Benefits Information:

2015-2016 Medical Plan Highlights & Rates 

2015-16 Pearland ISD - TRS Active Care Declination form 

Substitute Eligibility for Health Insurance Coverage 

2015-2016 TRS Active Care Enrollment Guide 



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