Renew a Teaching License in IL
(not an Illinois teacher, click here to find your state)
How do I renew a teaching license in IL?
Through Professional Learning Board, when a teacher indicates Illinois as their state of license in a course they receive an Evidence of Completion Form that is specific for the state of Illinois as indicated here. This documentation is signed by the local Approved Provider (eg. public school district) authorizing Professional Learning Board as a “provider.”
Here is an easy step-by-step renewal guide for teachers in IL.
What state requirements does a teacher in Illinois need to meet for renewal?
According to this chart from the Illinois State Board of Education:
Professional Educator License (PEL) endorsed in administration, Educator License with stipulations, and a Chief School Business Official require 100 PD hours for renewal. If NBCPTC is held, only 60 PD hours are required.
How do I get free PD hours for teachers in Illinois?
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How do I contact the IL State Board of Education (ISBE)?
Contact the Illinois State Board of Education
100 North First Street
Springfield, IL 62777
Disclaimer: Please ensure the information and courses meet requirements for your teaching certificate and circumstances and align with what your state Department of Education requires. The new continuing education information and courses listed on this page are current as of August 30th, 2021 to meet the best information available. State licensing requirements and school district approval processes may change and it is your responsibility as a licensed or certified teacher to know your state certification renewal requirements and the process for submission and approval of all professional and staff development hours for renewing a license, licensing and certificate renewal and expired or lapsed certification. Professional Learning Board can not guarantee acceptance by your school, district, state Department of Education or licensing authority.