Illinois State Board of Education
The Educator's Certification System (ECS) is a web-based system that allows educators and district administrators access to certification data from ISBE's Teacher Certification Information System (TCIS). Click here to access the certification system.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR EDUCATORS RENEWING LICENSES IN 2018
PEL and ELS-CTE licenses with an expiration date of 6/30/2018 may renew beginning April 1, 2018.
ELS-PARA licenses with an expiration date of 6/30/2018 may renew beginning April 15, 2018.
SUB licenses with an expiration date of 6/30/2018 may renew beginning May 1, 2018.
Paraprofessionals - this is the first year that you have had to complete the renewal process. Those individuals who held the NCLB letter and were subsequently issued an ELS-PARA prior to July 1, 2013 will need to renew their license. All individuals who received an ELS-PARA between July 1, 2013 and June 30, 2014 will also need to renew.
The renewal process must be completed through the ELIS account. The "renewal" hot link in educators' action centers will not be activated until the dates identified above.
If you need assistance with the renewal process, ROE will be available at all three high schools on the following dates (you do not need to register):
LHS - April 25 - 2:15 p.m.
SHS - May 16 - 2:15 p.m.
SSHS - May 23 - 2:15 p.m.