Substitute Opportunities & Recruitment
SPECIAL NOTICE: For any NEW RETIRED EDUCATORS, the SWO-COG will waive the $30 registration fee. Click below for more information:
Attention Retired Educators
Thank you for your interest in serving as a certified substitute teacher in Butler and Warren County. The new process, since the 2012-2013 school year, for substituting in all school districts listed is below. Please read the information contained on this page carefully.
The Southwest Ohio Council of Governments (SWO-COG) is a partnership between Butler County ESC and Warren County ESC and is the exclusive provider of all certified substitute teacher processing services for the following districts:
Butler County School Districts:
Warren County School Districts:
Edgewood City Schools
Fairfield City Schools
Hamilton City Schools
Lakota Local Schools
Madison Local Schools
Monroe Local Schools
New Miami Local Schools
Ross Local Schools
Franklin City Schools
Springboro City Community Schools
Little Miami Local Schools
Middletown City Schools
Wayne Local Schools
Job Specific Credential Requirements
Certified Substitute Teacher:
- Bachelor’s Degree (Ability to apply online for Ohio Department of Education Substitute License)
- Valid Teaching Credential issued by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE)
- HQT (Highly Qualified Teacher) - In order to apply you must have a current teaching license. For further information, click on the link, ODE HQT (Highly Qualified Teacher) Toolkit, located on
the right, under Reference Materials.
Click the Links below for:
Steps To Becoming a SWO-COG Substitute
Directions for ODE Online License Applications
Returning Substitute Information
Inactive Substitute Information
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SWO-COG Contact Information:
Butler County ESC
Anna Hennig (Aesop & HQT)
400 N. Erie Blvd., Suite A
Hamilton, OH 45011
Warren County ESC
Jeri Murray (Payroll, Employee Kiosk, Employment Verification, Public School Works, and copies of Employee's Files)
SWO-COG Operation Hours:
Butler County Office
Tues & Thurs: 1:00 to 4:00p.m.
Wed: 8:30a.m. to 12:30p.m.