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​​​​The Orange County Department of Education is hosting a Substitute Teacher Recruitment Event with FREE fingerprinting services and permit processing for the first 100 registrants!

Pre-registration is required for free fingerprinting services and permit processing, but anyone interested in becoming a substitute teacher through an Emergency 30-Day Substitute​ Teacher Permit is welcome to attend the event. OCDE professionals will provide guidance regarding teaching careers, navigating EdJoin, and applying to job openings. Our Recruitment team will also be facilitating substitute teacher interviews for our Alternative Education and Special Education instructional programs.  

The event will be hosted at the OCDE Recruitment Center located in Costa Mesa on Thursday, June 8, 2023.

To register, visit:​ 
To view the full flyer, click: 2023 Summer Substitute Teacher Event Flyer

For questions, contact Charissa Martinez-Lawson, HR Analyst, at or 714.966.4039.​2023 Summer Sub.PNG​​​​


We are the Orange County Department of Education, a diverse group of highly skilled professionals who are committed to supporting the academic success of every student. 


 Our teaching environment encourages innovation, allows for growth, and fosters teamwork among educators. Our programs are student-centered, and we seek professionals who are as well. Outside the cl​assroom, our working environment is one committed to excellence in a wide range of careers, in areas such as Information Technology, Business Services, Instructional Services, Facilities, and many more.

Though our contributions may differ from one role to the next, our shared mission is to provide the over 500,000 students we serve with the world class educational services that they deserve, something we aim to do through a staff grounded in professional values like honesty, commitment, and responsibility.

If our mission and values resonate with you, please browse our current job openings and check back often for opportunities that might be a match. When you come across an available job that you feel is meant for you, read the posting for details, complete an application, and we will guide you from there.

We look forward to hearing from you.