The Illinois State Board of Education issues the following types of licenses:
Professional Educator License (PEL)
Educator License with Stipulations (ELS)
Substitute Teaching License (SUB)
The links below detail the requirements for obtaining a professional educator license and an educator license with stipulations. Additional requirements for teaching, administrative, school support personnel, and content/subject area endorsements are outlined in individual documents. Be sure to view the requirements for both the license and the specific endorsement you wish to obtain. If you are an out-of-state or foreign applicant please click here.