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The information on this page is intended for institutions that offer Illinois approved educator preparation programs and for those institutions that would like to be recognized within the State of Illinois.​

 SEPLB Meeting Agenda and Status

Upcoming SEPLB Meetings

Agenda Status Legend

  • gray status 0-4 Programs green status 5-8 Programs yellow status 9-12 Programs red status Full Agenda

 Out Of State Colleges and Universities

  • ​Out of state institutional representatives interested in more information on Illinois licensure and endorsement requirements should send an email to oosprep@isbe.net and a representative will follow up with you as soon as possible.
    • Educators should NOT utilize this email address for inquiries, and should instead forward their questions to licensure@isbe.net for their specific licensure questions and requests.
  • Click Institution Recognition if your institution is interested in becoming recognized in the State of Illinois.
  • Professional Educator License (PEL) ChecklistPDF Document
    • ​Out of State Colleges and Universities may direct educators to this checklist. The Professional Educator License (PEL) checklist is a resource for educators to use when applying for an IL Professional Educator License (PEL) as an out of state (OOS) or out of country (OOC) license holder.​

 Educator Preparation Program Resources

Approved Programs

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Program Change Notification Word VersionWord Document Program Change Notification PDF VersionPDF Document Program Change Notification
Program Discontinuation Form Word VersionWord Document Program Discontinuation Form PDF VersionPDF Document Program Discontinuation Form
83-12 for Verification of Cooperating TeacherPDF Document Verification of Cooperating Teacher (83-12)

Teaching Program Proposals

Administrative Program Proposals

Alternative Licensure Program Proposal

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Alternative Educator Licensure Word VersionWord Document Alternative Educator Licensure PDF VersionPDF Document Alternative Educator Licensure

School Support Personnel Program Proposals

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School Support Personnel (PK-21) Word VersionWord Document School Support Personnel (PK-21) PDF VersionPDF Document School Support Personnel (PK-21)

Endorsement Matrix Documents

 Illinois Teaching & Learning Standards

 National Preparation Program Standards

National Standards Transition

Teaching​

Program
National Standards Adopted Potential Updates
Agricultural Education American Association for Agricultural Education 2017
Business, Marketing, & Computer Education National Business Education Association 2013
Computer Science International Society for Technology in Education 2011
Dance National Association of Schools of Dance
2016
Drama/Theatre Arts National Association of Schools of Theatre 2017
Early Childhood Education National Association for the Education of Young Children 2010
Elementary Education Association for Childhood Education International 2018
English as a New Language Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2018
English Language Arts National Council of Teachers of English 2012
Family and Consumer Sciences National Association of Teacher Educators for Family and Consumer Sciences​
2018
Foreign Language American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages 2015​
Gifted Education Specialist National Association for Gifted Children 2013
Gifted Education Teacher National Association for Gifted Children 2013
Health Education SHAPE America/Health Education 2018
Library Information Specialist American Library Association 2010
Mathematics National Council of Teachers of Mathematics 2012
Middle Grades Association for Middle Level Education 2012
Music National Association of Schools of Music 2016
Physical Education SHAPE America/Physical Education 2017
Reading Specialist International Literacy Association 2017
Reading Teacher International Literacy Association 2017
Science: Biology National Science Teachers Association 2012 2020
Science: Chemistry National Science Teachers Association 2012 2020
Science: Earth and Space Science National Science Teachers Association 2012 2020
Science: Environmental Science National Science Teachers Association 2012 2020
Science: Physics National Science Teachers Association 2012 2020
Social Science: Economics National Council for the Social Studies 2017
Social Science: Geography National Council for the Social Studies 2017
Social Science: History National Council for the Social Studies 2017
Social Science: Political Science National Council for the Social Studies 2017
Social Science: Psychology National Council for the Social Studies 2017
Social Science: Sociology and Anthropology National Council for the Social Studies 2017
Technology Education International Technology and Engineering Educators Association
2003
Technology Specialist International Society for Technology in Education 2017
Visual Arts National Association of Schools of Art and Design 2016
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Special Education

Program
National Standards Adopted Potential Updates
Early Childhood Special Education Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSI Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSII: Behavior Intervention Specialist Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSII: Bilingual Special Education Specialist Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSII: Curriculum Adaptation Specialist Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSII: Deaf-Blind Specialist Council for Exceptional Children​PDF Document 2015 2020
LBSII: Multiple Disabilities Specialist Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSII: Technology Specialist Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
LBSII: Transition Specialist Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
Special Education Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
Speech-Language Pathologist (Non-teaching) American Speech-Language-Hearing Association 2017
Teacher of Students Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
Teacher of Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing Council for Exceptional Children 2015 2020
 

Administration

Program
National Standards Adopted Potential Updates
Chief School Business Official National Policy Board for Educational Administration 2018
Director of Special Education National Policy Board for Educational Administration 2018
Principal National Policy Board for Educational Administration 2018
Superintendent National Policy Board for Educational Administration 2018
 

School Support Personnel


Program
National Standards Adopted Potential Updates
School Counselor American School Counselor Association 2018
School Nurse National Association of School Nurses 2015
School Psychologist National Association of School Psychologists 2010 2020
School Social Worker Council on Social Work Education 2015

Program Review Process

All preparation proposals shall follow the process below. Proposals that do not obtain initial approval may undergo a truncated version of this process as determined by the agency.

Institution sends program proposal to ISBE
*Initial Review (2-4 Weeks)
Review submitted to institution
Institution sends updated proposal to ISBE
Subsequent review and follow up (up to 2 weeks)
Final proposal submitted to SEPLB
  1. *Peer Review is mandatory for Principal and Superintendent programs.
  2. *Peer Review is optional for Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Middle Grades, Secondary, and Alternative programs.
  3. *Agency staff will review all proposals.

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