Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I request to change my preferences on the schools and subject matters I teach?

  • I’m having troubles with the Aesop system. What do I do?

  • What should I bring with me for an assignment?

  • Are there other sources of information on lesson plans I can use in preparing for a particular substitute teaching assignment?

  • What if I need to be unavailable?

  • The Aesop system denies me access. What’s wrong?

  • What should substitute teachers do if they have to cancel a job they have already accepted?

  • Since one of the basic assumptions schools have for substitute teachers is that they will follow the teachers’ lesson plans, what do subs do if the teacher has left no lesson plans for the substitute?

  • When substitute teachers have difficulty carrying out their duties, whether because of hard to follow lesson plans or discipline problems while on assignment, to whom can they turn for help?

  • How do I continue working as a substitute from year to year? Is there anything I need to do at the end or start of a new school year?

  • Do I have a PPS e-mail account? How do I access computers in the classroom?

  • What is Google Apps for Education? How do I access it? How do I use it?

  • How do I change my address?