This How-To Guide is for teachers preparing for a long-term substitute. Whether a classroom teacher or a specialist, it is important to prepare for success and leave the right information for the substitute. This guide is great for people going on maternity leave or other extended absences. Along with a narrative guide for preparation, a daily break down, lesson plan template, classroom procedures guide and classroom management tools are included. Because preparing can be overwhelming, this guide breaks down the steps for planning and pinpoints the most important information to leave.