College coursework must come from a regionally accredited Illinois Community College or an Illinois University/College with an approved educator-degree program. Once semester hour is equal to 15 hours of Professional Development (PD). One quarter hour is equal to 10 hours of Professional Development (PD).
List of approved providers
* Entities that do not appear on this list are not Illinois state-approved professional development providers. Illinois educators cannot count professional development from unapproved providers toward professional development requirements for license renewal. While Illinois state-approved professional development providers have authorization to collaborate with unapproved third-party professional development providers, they do so at their sole discretion. Educators who wish to complete professional development offered by an unapproved provider should seek approval from an Illinois state-approved professional development provider
prior to registering for, paying for, or attending an activity.