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Springfield, IL 62777
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Chicago, IL 60601
ISBE Educator Effectiveness Department
Website: Professional Educator License Teaching Endorsements
Those holding a valid, comparable out of state license are required to include the following with application.
- A copy of your valid, comparable out of state license
- A bachelor’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher education
Those not holding a valid, comparable out of state license are required to include the following additional documents.
- Proof of completion of a State Approved Program
- Student teaching or equivalent experience
- Completion of coursework* addressing methods of teaching exceptional children, reading methods, content area reading, and methods of teaching English learners
- Licensure Tests