The following link will take to you the Administrative Rules for highly qualified. Please note that amendments to the rules are likely to take place.
Highly Qualified Interactive Worksheet
This information is not sent to ISBE or any other party. It is only for your use in making a determination.
Evidence of Completion
An individual who wishes to qualify for a Standard certificate by becoming "highly qualified" for purposes of the federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 in an additional teaching area shall maintain official transcripts or other documentation demonstrating that he or she completed at least a portion of the applicable requirement while holding the Initial certificate.