There are a variety of ways students and teacher candidates are assessed throughout their program.  The following are licensure requirements:

Initial Licensure Exam

Please review the following for more information:
Step by Step Process:

Content Exam
Content Exams are administrated by the Illinois Licensure Testing Service (ILTS).  Content Exams test your knowledge of your content area.
Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT)
The Assessment of Professional Teaching is only required for those who completed student teaching PRIOR to September 1, 2015.  With the inception of the edTPA requirement, the APT will no longer be required.
Student Teaching Assessments
Student Teaching Assessments

Induction Survey
During your first year as a teacher, you and your supervisor will be contacted and asked to complete a survey about how well you were prepared as a teacher. Please take the time to complete that survey!