Planning for 2013 Recertification
If your certificate has already lapsed and you need to renew under the new law signed in May 2012, click here.
If your certificate expires this year, ISBE Teacher Re-Certification Requirements are due June 30, 2013. The process involves many steps and can take several months to complete. Start NOW!
Click here to download a set of basic instructions for renewal.
Click here for text-only step-by-step ISBE renewal instructions (4 pages).
Click here for step-by-step ISBE renewal instructions including screenshots (13 pages).
Click here for information on registering an Initial Certificate with CPS.
Click here for a presentation on the new licensure system being introduced next year.