OOS/OOC Professional Educator License

Please see the attached file for a checklist to use when applying for an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) as an out of state (OOS) or out of country (OOC) license holder. PEL-Checklist-0817.pdf

Register Your License

Once a license has been issued, it must be registered. Teachers must register their teaching licenses in the county in which they teach. Teachers are highly encouraged to monitor their license on ELIS. How to Register your Professional Educator License Read More …

Renew Your License

For educators wishing to renew their licenses, please see the “How to Video” below to assist you with the renewal process in ELIS. How to Renew your Professional Educator License (PEL) in ELIS from ISBE Video on Vimeo. Renewal guide for activities completed on/before Read More …

Apply for an Endorsement

You must apply for endorsement online through your ELIS account. The application fee is $50.00 per content area. Please ensure that your most recent transcripts have been uploaded into your ELIS account. An endorsement application The Illinois State Board of Read More …

Substitute Information

Thank you for inquiring about Substitute Teaching in Franklin-Johnson-Massac-Williamson Counties (ROE #21). You must hold a Bachelor’s Degree with a valid and registered teaching license or Substitute license issued by the Illinois State Board of Education. If you are a First-Time Substitute Applicant, please Read More …

Paraprofessional Information

An individual who wishes to serve as a paraprofessional in an Illinois public school must hold one of the following: A valid Illinois Professional Educator License A valid Substitute License A valid Educator License with Stipulations – Paraprofessional EndorsementTo qualify Read More …