How to Get Involved

Join the Community

Help us create a substitute teacher community for best practices and support.

Become a Substitute

Interested in substitute teaching? Not sure where to start? We can help.

Help Us Design

Are you ready for a challenge? We need folks in schools and districts to help us test our designs.

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Signup for Substantial Announcements to get periodic updates and news.

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Make a Donation

You may not realize, but becoming a substitute teacher isn’t free! We’re working to create scholarships that sponsor:

  • College students
  • Working artists

Your donation can help make this possible!

Substantial is a fiscally sponsored project of Playworks Education Energized (“Playworks”), a California based nonprofit public benefit corporation. Playworks is tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code and our Federal Tax ID number (FEIN) is 94-3251867.

Work with Substantial

We’re currently interested in talking to:

  • Independent Consultants interested in helping redesign substitute systems in your local community
  • Substitute Teachers interested in moderating a private Facebook community

Something else on your mind?

Don’t be shy. Drop us a line!

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