The Kane County Regional Office of Education Licensure Department serves teachers, administrators, school support personnel, substitutes and paraprofessionals with all aspects of their credential needs. The ROE provides information on how to apply for licenses, endorsements, approvals; how to register and renew licenses; and how to enter appropriate professional development credit hours using ELIS.
- Professional Educator License (PEL)
- Career and Technical Educator (ELS-CTE)
- Chief School Business Official (ELS-CSBO)
Your Illinois educator license must be renewed and registered by August 31. 2023. You may log into your ELIS (Educator Licensure Information System) account to renew your license beginning April 1, 2023.
ELIS (Educator Licensure Information System)
The Illinois State Board of Education created a web based educator credential system called ELIS. All records are kept in ELIS and after you create your account you apply, register, renew and pay through this system as well as copy your credential page for the hardcopy of your credentials. The ELIS website has been optimized and works best with Firefox 18.0 or above. You can download the latest version of these recommended browsers by clicking on the following icon.
For faster handling your official transcripts should be sent or brought to our Regional Office of Education in a sealed, unopened school envelope instead of being sent to the Illinois State Board of Education. If the college or university will email official transcripts, they can be emailed directly to email@example.com from the school.
If you have any additional questions or concerns, please click here to fill out the contact form or call (630) 232-5955.
ISBE Evaluation Process
Professional Educator License (PEL) Information
PA 103-0488 was signed into law August 4. This law states August 4, 2023 through August 31, 2025, no candidate completing a teacher preparation program or other candidate is required to pass a teacher performance assessment. Applicants who were previously marked deficient for the edTPA can request an update to their evaluation by submitting the 83-16 ISBE form.
After your license has been issued, you must register it to the employing region. Click here for a guide on how to register your license.
Short-Term Approval Information
(Including: Adaptive P.E., Coordinator, Early Childhood Special Education, ESL/Bilingual Special Education, Interpreter, Short-Term Paraprofessional, Short-Term Teacher, Short-Term School Support Personnel, Short-Term Emergency Approval for Special Education)