Before you apply for a license or an endorsement, please read these documents. See what endorsements and grade ranges are available so you apply appropriately.
Illinois does not offer full reciprocity with any other state. At the time of the initial evaluation for an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL), educators will be considered for all areas listed on an out of state license.
In order to serve as a teacher, school support personnel, or an administrator in the state of Illinois at a public or recognized non-public school, an individual must obtain a PEL. A PEL must be endorsed in one of the following areas.
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