Guest Teacher Program


Guest Teacher Requirements

The Shamokin Area School District will be accepting Guest Teacher applications.  Guest teachers are individuals in the community, who do not have teacher certification, but possess a Bachelor’s degree.  The Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) will grant an emergency permit (Type 06 permit) allowing individuals to become a day-to–day substitute teacher once the training program, required documentation (transcripts and clearances), and PDE application processes are completed.  The Type 06 permit allows a guest teacher to substitute in any subject area. The Type 06 Emergency Permit is valid for one year (August 1st-July 31st) and must be renewed on an annual basis.  The rate per day is $105.00.

Guest Teachers Participants Must:

  • Have a desire to make a positive impact on students
  • Successfully complete a one day training offered by the district
  • Complete All required documents


  • General Application submitted through PDE TIMS Dashboard
  • Completed Professional Application sent to Superintendent's Office found on District Webpage
  • PDE 6400 Form- Arrest Conviction Report
  • Sexual Misconduct/Abuse Disclosure Release- District Webpage
  • Act 151- PA Child Abuse History Clearance- District Webpage
  • Act 34- PA State Police Criminal record Clearance- District Webpage
  • Act 114- FBI Fingerprint Criminal Record Clearance- District Webpage
  • Official sealed transcript - A fee may apply to some colleges/universities
  • School Employee PA department Personnel Record- including a current TB test


  • Emergency Permit Processing Fee: $5.00


Applicants approved by PDE will be contacted by district to set up training program.

Training Times- 9:00-3:00

Location:  SASD Board Room



If you have any questions, please contact Mary Teresa Komara, Curriculum Coordinator at 570-648-5752.