Paulding County School District

Parapro/Substitute/Supply Teacher Training

We are no longer accepting sub training certificates for the 2016/2017 School Year.  We will begin accepting sub training certificates for the 2017/2018 School Year on July 31, 2017.

To become a substitute teacher with the Paulding County School District, please complete an application and a substitute training class. For a substitute training class, please visit the Northwest Georgia RESA website at to register. Upon completion of the training class, please email the certificate to If you hold a current Georgia teaching certificate, please first complete your application and then email

For information on how to become a Paraprofessional or Certified Teacher, please visit the Georgia Professional Standards Commission website at for the requirements, steps and documentation for certification.

The Paulding County School District does not offer the paraprofessional examination for certification. Please go to the GACE website at for information regarding testing dates, times and sites for the paraprofessional exam plus content area exams for teacher certification.

If you have additional questions, please feel free to contact Michele Taylor at in the Human Resources Department.