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Identified for the Paul Douglas Scholarship​

The U.S. Department of Education approved the following as designated teacher shortage areas for school year 2014-15:​

  • Geographic Region: Chicago Public School District 299 (only)
    • Standard Elementary​ Instructor
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I
    • Computer Literacy/Technology Teacher
  • State of Illinois​​​​
    • Bilingual Education​​
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Information on teacher shortage scholarships and applications is available from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) at (800) 899-4722. Paul Douglas Scholars and individuals who have been receiving a teacher shortage scholarship in other areas should contact ISAC.

The above identified shortage areas are also eligible for payment deferral provisions of the Federal Stafford Loan, Federal Family Education Loan Program (FFEL), Federal Supplemental Loan for Students (SLS), and the reduction of teaching obligation under the Paul Douglas Teacher Scholarship Program. Federal Stafford and SLS borrowers who have questions concerning their loans, including the teacher shortage area deferment, should call the Federal Student Aid Hotline at 1-800-4FEDAID (1-800-433-3243).​​​​​​​

 2013-14 School Year

  • Special Education
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
    • Computer Literacy/Technology Teacher
  • Regular Education
    • Bilingual Education​​​​
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 2012-13 School Year

  • Special Education
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
​​​​ ​​​​

 2011-12 School Year

  • Special Education
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
  • Regular Education
    • Bilingual Education​​​
​​​​ ​​​​

 2010-11 School Year

​​
  • Special Education
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Education (K-8)
    • Reading
    • Science​​
​​​​ ​​

 2009-10 School Year

​​
  • Special Education
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Education (K-8)
    • Reading
    • Science​​
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​
​​​​ ​​

 2008-09 School Year

​​
  • Special Education
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Mathematics
    • Physical Education (K-8)
    • Reading
    • Science​​
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​
​​​​ ​​​​

 2007-08 School Year

​​
  • Special Education
    • Cross Categorical
    • Emotionally Disturbed (BD)
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
    • Other/General Special Education
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education​
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Mathematics​
    • Reading
    • Science​​
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​​
​​​​ ​​​​

 2006-07 School Year

​​
  • Special Education
    • Cross Categorical
    • Emotionally Disturbed (BD)
    • Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I)
    • Mental Retardation (EMH/TMH)
    • Other/General Special Education
    • Specific Learning Disability (LD)
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education​
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Elementary Physical Education (K-8)
    • Mathematics​
    • Reading
    • Science​​
    • Spanish
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​​​
​​

 2005-06 School Year

​​
  • Special Education
    • Cross Categorical
    • Emotionally Disturbed (BD)
    • Other/General Special Education
    • Specific Learning Disability (LD)
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education​
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Mathematics​
    • Music (K-8)
    • Physical Education (K-8)
    • Reading
    • Science​​
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​​​​

 2004-05 School Year

  • Special Education
    • Cross Categorical
    • Emotionally Disturbed (BD)
    • Specific Learning Disability (LD)
    • Speech/Language Impairment
  • Regular Education​
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Foreign Language - Spanish
    • Mathematics​
    • Science​​
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​​​​
​​

 2003-04 School Year

  • Special Education (K-12)
    • Behavior Disordered
    • Cross Categorical
    • Learning Disabled
    • Other/General
    • Speech & Language Impairment
  • Regular Education​
    • Bilingual Education​​​
    • Music
    • Mathematics​
    • Physical Education
    • Reading/English Language Arts
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Chicago 299 only)​​​​​
​​

 2002-03 School Year

  • Special Education (K-12)
    • Behavior Disordered
    • Cross Categorical
    • Learning Disabled
    • Speech & Language Impairment
  • Regular Education​
    • Bilingual Teacher​​​
    • Music
    • Mathematics​
    • Physical Education
    • Science
  • Geographic Region
    • Standard Elementary Instructor (Cook County only)​​​​​​
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