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Educator Licensure


Reinstatement, Professional Development and Registration


This information on this page is specifically for educators seeking to reinstate, log CPDUs, and/or process a renewal of their Illinois Educator License on ELIS.

 IL Public School Teachers PK-12 (Includes Speech Therapy Teachers and NBCT Designation)

  • How much professional development do I need?

  • School Year 13/14PDF format
  • School Year 2015 on - Coming Soon!
  • What can I count for professional development?

  • School Year 13/14PDF format
  • School  Year 2015 on - Coming Soon!

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How much professional development do I need?

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How much professional development do I need?

  • 80 hours of professional development or an IL Dept. of Professional Regulation License
  • Professional Development Activities PDF format (Acceptable through your current renewal cycle)

    NOTE: Any PD activities completed after July 1, 2014 offered by approved providers will be acceptable.

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How much professional development do I need?

  • 80 hours of professional development (valid through your current renewal cycle) or an IL Dept. of Professional Regulation License
  • Professional Development Activities PDF format (acceptable through 8/31/14 - after this date any activities offered by approved providers will be acceptable.

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How much professional development do I need?

  • 80 hours of professional development (valid through your current renewal cycle) or an IL Dept. of Professional Regulation License
  • Professional Development Activities PDF format (acceptable through 8/31/14 - after this date any activities offered by approved providers will be acceptable.

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How much professional development do I need?

  • 80 hours of professional development (valid through your current renewal cycle) or an IL Dept. of Professional Regulation License
  • Professional Development Activities PDF format (acceptable through 8/31/14 - after this date any activities offered by approved providers will be acceptable.

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How much professional development do I need?

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This section pertains to educators who hold IL education licenses but reside in another state or country. Please review the links below for additional information.
If you are looking for out-of-state licensure requirements and are NOT currently licensed in Illinois click here.

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • How much professional development do I need?
  • See below - detailed information coming soon!
  • How do I register my IL educator license?
  • School Year 2015 on - Coming Soon!
  • License Registration (ELIS) Instructions

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • How much professional development do I need?
  • There are no professional development requirements
  • You are required to register your license every five (5) years

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  • What are my renewal requirements?

  • See below - detailed information coming soon!

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