Early Childhood Education License


This license allows an educator to teach all subjects in grades Kindergarten through 12th Grade.

The relevant section in Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) specifying the requirements to hold this license are below:

Emergency Substitute License

Upon the written request of a school district whose enrollment is 9,000 pupils or less, the Department of Education may, in an emergency, authorize the school district to hire an emergency substitute teacher to serve as a teacher in Kindergarten through Grade 12 in a school that is located in a rural area of the school district.

The relevant section in Nevada Administrative Code (NAC) specifying the requirements to hold this license are below:

    Please note, this regulation has recently been amended, see below for important information pertaining to this license type:

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Q: How do I apply for a reciprocal Substitute or Emergency Substitute License?
    A: The NDE does not reciprocate these license types from other states, territories, or countries.

    Q: How do I apply for a license?
    A: You must create an OPAL account and submit your electronic application and supporting documentation online to our office.

    Q: What testing do I have to take for this license?
    A: There is no required testing for an emergency substitute license