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Educator Licensure


Welcome to the ISBE Division of Educator Licensure Website! The following links provide information on the Illinois licensure process for both new and experienced educators, as well as resources for regional offices of education and higher education institutions. If you have questions or concerns regarding the licensure process in Illinois, please contact your Regional Office of Education.

 Announcements (6/1/16) new

  • Teacher Quality Partnership Program (TQP) Grant Competition - Apply by July 7
    The U.S. Department of Education launched the FY 2016 TQP grant competition to award approximately $5 million to support high-quality teacher preparation and professional development for both prospective and current teachers.
  • FY 2016 TQP Competition At-a-Glance PDF format

 Program Information


 How-To Videos (6/22/16) updated