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  Announcements  (8/27/15)

  • Fall 2015 Application for the Illinois Candidate Fee Subsidy - Open 8/28-9/20 new
  • National Board PEL Renewal Information Posted! (8/7/15) new
    • NBCTs,
      Below are names of the FY15 NBCTs who submitted the Intent to Mentor by December 31, 2014 and also submitted the 2014-2015 Documentation of Professional Development and /or Mentoring Services form (77-28B) by May 1, 2015.  Payments will be distributed to you by your school district.  ISBE will send notification to your district when payments have been vouchered.

      Last Name
      First Name
      District/Entity Name and Number
      Ahlgrim Elizabeth M. Township District 113
      Albrecht Marci Township High School District 211
      Allen (O'Connor) Morgan Community High School District 117
      Allert Carole Galesburg CUSD 205
      Anthony Gregory Elgin District U-46
      Bailey Lynn Chicago Public School District 299
      Baker David Elgin District U-46
      Beyer Kristin Chicago Public School District 299
      Bloland Dagny Chicago Public School District 299
      Bott Deanna Geneseo CUSD 228
      Bowman Kim Chicago Public School District 299
      Breitenstein Marie L Evanston CCSD 65
      Campagna Mary Ellen Elgin District U-46
      Casteleyn Jennifer/Maggie Community High School District 128
      Castro Jose Moline School District 40
      Clifford (Weber) Abigail Chicago Public School District 299
      Colsant Tricia Chicago Public School District 299
      Daneels Mary Ellen Community High School District 94
      Danzer Jessica Yorkville CUSD 115
      Davlantes Patricia Chicago Public School District 299
      Denz Juliet Elgin District U-46
      Ding Xinjie Chicago Public School District 299
      Drenth Brian Township High School District 211
      Drenth Angela Township High School District 211
      Erlinger Juli Urbana School District 116
      Everett Jacqueline Hillsboro CUSD 3
      Fivelson Derek Township High School District 211
      Fossett Mylea Chicago Public School District 299
      Gibbons Denise Rockford Public Schools District 205
      Glowacki Deborah Chicago Public School District 299
      Goldstein Elaine Elgin District U-46
      Greer Amie Chicago Public School District 299
      Habetler Deidre Chicago Public School District 299
      Hanrahan Kerry Elgin District U-46
      Haq Azra Township High School District 211
      Harkin Jeremy Township High School District 211
      Hebert Deanna Chicago Public School District 299
      Hepp Cindy Trico CUSD 176
      Higginson Karen Community Consolidated School District 62
      Highstone Virginia Elmhurst School District 205
      Hosteny Laura Summit School District 104
      Hughes Carie Champaign Unit 4 School District
      Hurley Brian Reavis High School District 220
      Ionson-Stendback Jennifer Jacksonville School District 117
      Jennings Lannette Monmouth-Roseville CUSD #238
      Johnson Jamie Chicago Public School District 299
      Jones Tyrone Township High School District 211
      Kahn David Community High School District 128
      Katz Joslyn Barrington CUSD 220
      Kenney Deirdre Chicago Public School District 299
      Kline Tamara East Moline District 37
      Koch Carolyn Township High School District 211
      Komie David Deerfield Public Schools District 109
      Kretzinger/
      Ney/Beachler
      Laura Community Consolidated School District 15
      Lake Bryan Urbana School District 116
      Lamphier Trent Moline School District 40
      Lamphier Lesley Moline School District 40
      Lippa Janelle Kirby School District 140
      Lund Amy Springfield Public Schools 186
      Mahorney Juli Harvey School District 152
      Martin Jeffry Rock Island/Milan District 41
      Mears Elizabeth Urbana School District 116
      Mertz Todd Indian Prairie School District 204
      Min Ann Marie Crystal Lake D47
      Mueller Paula Indian Prairie School District 204
      Mulcahy Kelly Moline School District 40
      Nash Michelle Chicago Public School District 299
      Peet Ryan Chicago Public School District 299
      Pezeshki Jaclyn Yorkville CUSD 115
      Pfligler Daniel Township High School District 211
      Plewa Leslie Chicago Public School District 299
      Pole Katherine Illinois State Laboratory Schools
      Polk Katherine Harvey School District 152
      Pulgar Christine North Palos District 117
      Purnell Christine Kaneland School District  302
      Ramirez Garcia Elisabet Chicago Public School District 299
      Redmon Jane Franklin Jefferson Counties Special Education District 801
      Reid Brian Chicago Public School District 299
      Roberson Shirley Chicago Public School District 299
      Rockwell Heidi Barrington CUSD 220
      Saavedra Marisol Elgin District U-46
      Schaefer Suzanne Chicago Public School District 299
      Schinske Ann Naperville CUSD 203
      Schneden Michelle Geneseo CUSD 228
      Schoder Therese Reavis High School District 220
      Schuld Therese Chicago Public School District 299
      Schwartzers Jill Community Consolidated School District 15
      Smith Alisha Indian Prairie School District 204
      Stancl Kimberly Elgin District U-46
      Stolzenberg Karen Chicago Public School District 299
      Stone Shannon St. Charles Community Unit School District 303
      Strejc Bonnie Elgin District U-46
      Sullivan Kimber Lowpoint-Washburn Unit 21
      Swiderski Christine Chicago Public School District 299
      Sztelle/Wisnieff Kathy Barrington CUSD 220
      Tomaszkiewicz Francis Glen Ellyn School District 41
      Trudeau Andrea Deerfield Public Schools District 109
      Valentine/Warrick Allison Chicago Public School District 299
      Vancil Marcella Urbana School District 116
      Vassolo Nicholas Elgin District U-46
      Venegas Salvador Chicago Public School District 299
      Vigna Pamela Coal City CUSD 1
      Walker-Smith Kimberly Illinois State Laboratory Schools
      Walsh Laura Chicago Public School District 299
      Wiegel Rebecca Chicago Public School District 299
      Wilcox Janice Elgin District U-46
      Yereb Kay Township High School District 211
      Zavoral Bonnie Charleston CUSD 1

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National Board Certified Teachers (NBCT) (12/30/14)

  • Congratulations to the Class of 2014!!
    The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) has announced 205 new NBCTs in Illinois. For additional National Board statistics and information about Illinois please visit the NBPTS website.
  • Message from the State Superintendent to the Class of 2014 NBCTs! (1/15)

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FY2015-16 NBPTS Candidate Fee Subsidy  (8/27/15)

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Illinois National Board Support (7/1/14)

Illinois is pleased to announce that the Illinois State Board of Education has renewed the contractual agreement for the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Program for 2014-2015. The contractor is the National Board Resource Center at Illinois State University (NBRC) directed by Debra Kasperski, NBCT. The work is aligned to deliver services to support candidates in targeted schools. Educators seeking information on Illinois NBPTS candidacy support or NBCT Mentoring/Professional Development support should visit the following websites for updates:

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Illinois National Board Licensure Renewal Information (8/7/15)


  • NOTE:

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  • NBCTs in their current cycle will not be subject to the new law until after they renew and are in their next renewal cycle.  For example, an NBCT who is up for renewal in  2020 will need 40 professional development hours (formerly CPDUs) to renew for this cycle.   In their next renewal cycle, the PEL will be valid for five years and licensees must complete 60 hours of PD before they can register.  All educators must hold a valid NBPTS master teacher designation in ELIS for the 60-hour professional development requirement to apply.  All educators should monitor the status of their Illinois credentials in ELIS.
  • NBCTs who are completing renewal will have to maintain a log of the hours they are spending in activities that constitute PD, and should request from the approved provider (university, local school district, regional office, etc.) a completed Evidence of Completion form with the total hours aligned to the log.  These forms may be issued at the end of the NB renewal or at intervals prior to finish as PD hours are accrued.  Most educators can receive the Evidence of Completion form from the National Board Resource Center or the Chicago Teacher’s Union.
  • If an NBCT renews his/her NBPTS certification the hours completed, (at least 60), should be entered into ELIS as professional development hours, 1 contact hour = 1 professional development hour.   Each educator is responsible for entering their own professional development into ELIS.  There are no more uniquely qualifying options but if an IL educator achieves or renews NB by August 31, 2014 they can use the uniquely-qualifying activity to fulfill the entire requirement for this cycle. 
  • All new and renewed NBCTs will automatically receive an NBPTS Master Teacher Designation, NBCTs need not apply.  This designation does not change the 5-year validity period of the Professional Educator License.  If an NBCT chooses to not renew his/her NB certification, the designation will be removed from the Illinois credentials and 120 hours of professional development will be required every five years.
  • Illinois State Board of Education, Article 21-B, Section 21B-65 states the following:
  • Individuals holding certification issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards shall be issued a National Board for Professional Teaching Standards designation on an existing Professional Educator License. The designation shall be issued automatically and added to an individual’s Professional Educator License, and individuals need not submit the application.
  • The National Board for Professional Teaching Standards designation must be issued only for the same validity period as the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards certification, and the designation must be moved from the professional Educator License when the educator no longer holds the certification from the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
  • Beginning on July 1, 2013 individuals holding an Illinois National Board for Professional Teaching Standards endorsement issued pursuant to the requirement of Section 21-2 of this Code must have a current certificate issued by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards in order to maintain the Illinois National Board for Professional Teaching Standards endorsement.
  • Any individual who, on or after July 1, 2012, has been issued a Master Certificate pursuant to Section 21-2 of this Code or National Board for Professional Teaching Standards designation on a Professional Educator License pursuant to this Section may work as a teacher only in an area for which he or she holds the required Illinois endorsement.
  • Any individual who, prior to June 30, 2012 has been issued an endorsement for a particular area on a Master Certificate may work as a teacher in that area even without having been issued the required Illinois endorsement.
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  • Important Information regarding License Renewal pdf format
  • Reinstatement, Renewal, Professional Development and Registration
  • License Registration
  • Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS)

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  • 2014-2015 Documentation Of Professional Development and/or Mentoring Services Provided By Eligible Illinois National Board Certified Teachers (77-28b) (Closed 5/1/15)

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