The Illinois State Board of Education recently adopted a policy to allow an ACT or SAT score to substitute for the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) for admission to a Teacher Education program.
Using the ACT/SAT Score for admission to an SIUE Teacher Education Program.
Request to Use ACT/SAT Scores for Admission to Teacher Education.
Instructions for Setting Up an ELIS Account
All licensure tests are administered by Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS). Tests are offered in various locations throughout the site on specific testing days. Students need to pre-register in advance and be aware of test day guidelines. More information is available at the ILTS testing web site. As of January 2017, there is no expiration date for content tests, APT, and edTPA results. All tests are valid indefinitely.
The following tests are ALL required in order to obtain an Illinois Teaching License: