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Educator Licensure

Please visit the following pages for updated information regarding each issue.

Need to login to your ELIS account?

Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS replaces E.C.S.) Log-In Required


License Renewal Timelines and PD Requirements- License Renewal Chart


Visual Step by Step instruction on how to renew license- click here


Illinois State Board of Education Homepage


Need to complete a content area test?

ILTS - Illinois Licensure Testing System


Need to check licensure requirements?

ISBE Division of Educator Licensure Website



If you have any of the following endorsements:

  • Foreign Languages
  • Library Information Specialist
  • Technology Specialist
  • Reading Teacher
  • English as a Second LanguageBilingual Education OR
  • Gifted Education Teacher

and you are endorsed in any grade level range OTHER THAN PreK-12, please apply for this endorsement again and you will automatically be issued the grade level PreK-12. This is due to the teacher shortage, but it won't be offered forever.  

Remember: Although the endorsements are labeled PreK-12, they actually only cover K-12.




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