How Do I Sub With Swing Education In Arizona? A Complete Guide


To start substitute teaching in the great Copper State of Arizona, you need two things:

  1. A valid credential (a Substitute Teacher's Credential or Teaching Credential)
  2. An IVP fingerprint clearance card

NOTE: You will need to have a valid credential before becoming a substitute with Swing Education.

If you already have a valid credential:

  • Log into your Swing Education account
  • Enter your Public Educator ID
    • (Don't remember your Public Educator ID? You can look it up here.) 
  • Wait 3-4 days while Swing updates your account

How to Get an IVP Fingerprint Clearance Card

Student safety is of the utmost importance in Arizona, so before becoming a substitute teacher, you’ll need to pass a background check.

If you don’t have an IVP Clearance Card, click here for more information on how to obtain one.

If you have an IVP Clearance Card:

  • Log into your Swing Education account
  • Provide Swing with your IVP card number
  • Swing will update your account within the next 1-2 days

And, that's it! Remember, you can always message us with any questions.