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Substitute Information

Substitute Coordinator: (970) 247-5411 ext. 1430
or email: subfinder@durango.k12.co.us

Absence Management Phone System: 1 (800) 942-3767.

Current Substitute Pay Rates

Licensed Teacher Substitutes

  • Guest teacher substitutes are paid $95/day Monday thru Friday.
    • Guest teachers working more than five consecutive days in the same assignment may be eligible for a pay rate of $170/day beginning on the sixth day of the same assignment.  Preapproval by the Principal is required for the long-term pay rate.

Education Support Professional (ESP) Substitutes

  • ESP substitutes are paid using the pay rates listed on the Substitute Pay Rates document that is posted below.


Are You An Applicant for a Colorado Department of Education Substitute Authorization?

The Colorado Department of Education in Denver has implemented a new web-based licensing tracking system that allows you to check on the status of your license paperwork. The link is: https://www.cde.state.co.us/cdeprof/educatorcredentialsearch


Subfinder Documents for Employees

Documents for Substitutes