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  • Always Illinois - an online community of U of I students, faculty and alumni.
  • Basic Skills Test Preparation (BST)
    1. Click on the above link
    2. Select "Register student"
    3. Enter the University of Illinois passcode:  NJ33AUI8GU (case sensitive) and submit
    4. Complete the register pre-service teacher information and a username and password will be sent to your e-mail address.
  • Certification Map - a generic guide to receiving teacher certification in various states.
  • College Zone - provides online resources to assist with Financial Aid.
  • CPS - Chicago Public Schools Information on student teaching, CPS job fairs, etc.
  • ELiS (Educator Licensure System)-ISBE licensure system:  apply for licensure, confirm credentials, register and renew licenses; apply for endorsements after initial licensure, confirm NCLB (highly qualified) qualifications, etc.
  • Illinois Education Job Bank (IEJB) -  an interactive, searchable teacher vacancy and recruitment web site for use by teachers, school service personnel, administrators, and other non-certified personnel seeking employment in Illinois schools.
  • K-12JobSpot - an interactive, searchable teacher vacancy and recruitment web site for use by teachers, school service personnel, administrators, and other non-certified personnel seeking employment in most states.
  • Office of Clinical Experiences - placement in and supervision of field experiences for candidates in Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education programs.
  • Other Licensure Tests
    • Praxis Series - "Professional Assessments for Beginning Teachers" from the Educational Testing Service
 
    • CBEST - California Basic Education Skills Test
  • Take us to School - UIUC Library Support for student teachers during their student teaching semester, especially if they are away from campus.

 

 

 

   

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