- Documented a minimum of 8,000 hours of experience in the area to be taught. Work experience in an educational setting may be used if the applicant was delivering the instruction and was not the recipient of the instruction
- Must apply online and submit
ISBE form 73-23
- Submit Work Experience
73-23A(To be Completed Only By the Employer)
73-23B(Employment Information by Applicant. Employer/Supervisor No Longer Available)
At the time of application, must obtain a letter from the school district confirming that no teacher holding a PEL or ELS endorsed in career and technical education is available and that circumstances warrant the issuance of this license.
Valid for grades 5-12 only.
Yes, renewable every 5 years. For tips on renewing your ELS-CTEP license,
review this document.