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Teacher/Nurse/Paraprofessional Substitutes

Effective January 1, 2014, the Cocalico School District began utilizing the services of Substitute Teacher Services, Inc. (STS) to fill daily and short-term teacher, nurse, and paraprofessional substitute assignments. For more information about STS and substituting for the Cocalico School District, visit the STS website ( or call STS at 717-391-7827 or 800-884-7827.

Substitute Paraprofessionals

Substitute Teacher Service, Inc. (STS) is accepting applications from candidates interested in joining their substitute paraprofessional team. For more information about substituting as a paraprofessional and the on boarding process for STS, visit the STS website ( or contact STS at 717-391-7827.


Guest Teacher Training

Did you know you do not need an education degree to be a substitute teacher?  Lancaster-Lebanon IU13’s Guest Teacher Training Program prepares adults with a bachelor's degree in any major to serve as a day-to-day substitute teacher.  The program provides flexible scheduling and the opportunity to give back to your community by serving as a substitute teacher.

For additional information or to get started, click here, visit or contact the IU13 Guest Teacher Training Program at 717-947-1960 or [email protected].