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Educator Licensure

Illinois State Law requires all employed educators to maintain valid/registered Licenses and meet all qualifications in administrative and instructional areas.

The ROE provides the following services for licensed educators:

  • Assistance with applications for approvals and endorsements, Registration, renewal, and updating of licenses
  • Information on required Professional Development
  • Maintenance of Substitute and teacher vacancy lists

For information, contact:

Jamie Watts or Stephanie Putzstuck.



CURRENT ISBE TIMELINES (as of 08/04/2017):

  • Opening & processing new mail and transcripts: 9 Business days
  • Uploading emailed transcripts, documents, and forms: 1 week
  • Processing Refunds: up to 9 weeks (+ an additional 10 business days for the reversal to appear on your credit card)
  • Review of Applications: 3.5 months

Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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