Aesop Substitute System

Welcome to the Sweetwater Union High School District’s Aesop substitute system webpage!  The SubFinder system is being replaced with Aesop effective January 1, 2016!  This new automated system greatly simplifies and streamlines the process of recording and managing absences and finding substitutes.  The Aesop service will be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and can be accessed via internet and phone.


  1. You can access Aesop through the internet by clicking on this link: AESOP ONLINE
  2. You can also call Aesop toll free at 1-800-942-3767.  Simply follow the voice menu to access all the features.


The Aesop website has some helpful tutorials and videos to help with this transition.  You can access the tutorials, popular questions and other information by clicking on this link: AESOP Learning Center.

Clicking on the Getting Started button of the Aesop Learning Center is where you will find the most help.

Click on the links below for more information:

Quick start guide for employees: Employee Quick Guide

Quick reference for creating a new absence: Creating a New Absence


To obtain some helpful hints for employees, click on this link: Employee Information for Aesop

New Pay Information for Certificated Subs

Certificated Substitute Rates – Effective January 1, 2019


This training will provide you with resources and ideas on classroom management, instructional strategies and other useful tips that will contribute towards your success as a substitute teacher: Substitute Teacher Training

Additional help is available from the Sub Desk 619-585-6008 or

Other District Online Resources

Outlook Webmail (web version)