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 Test of Basic Skills Options

As identified in the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)’s Teach Illinois: Strong Teachers, Strong Classrooms report, beginning June 30, 2019, the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP400) will be put on hold indefinitely while ISBE conducts a study of alternative basic skills assessments. The last day to register for the TAP is June 27, 2019. TAP tests passed prior to June 30, 2019, will continue to be accepted to meet the Illinois basic skills requirement past June 30, 2019. ISBE will continue to require specific scores on the ACT or SAT as a test of basic skills for the issuance of a Professional Educator License​.


 Content Tests

Register for the Content Tests here

Scores must be sent from Pearson. Please allow up to 4 weeks for scores to be received and entered.

*If you are applying for initial PEL licensure and have taken a content test out of state as part of an approved program, please have your testing verified by the university/department of education using one of these forms:

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