ELIS TRAINING - Rockford Education Association

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LICENSURE TRAINING
2014 – 2015
Jamie Watts
Education Services Coordinator
Updated 9/11/2014
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Employment Status
• Active - Employed in an IL public school for 50 percent or more of fulltime equivalency in a school year and must complete professional
development activities.
• Inactive - NOT Employed in an IL public school, is “exempt” and does
not have to complete professional development activities.
• Part-Time - Employed in an IL public school for less than 50% percent
of full-time equivalency in a school year are "exempt" and do not have
to complete professional development activities.
• Retired - Retired and qualify for benefits from a State retirement
system.
• Military - Unavailable for employment due to military service,
including service in any reserve capacity. License is on hold during
period of unavailability due to military service.
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PROPOSED: Professional development
activities completed on or before June 30,
2014, must be entered no later than
December 31, 2014, to be counted. (MAYBE)
PROPOSED: Professional development
activities completed after July 1, 2014 must
be entered within 60 days of completion!
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After your activity is entered, you will see it here!
You will also have an option here to submit
your professional development, after April 1
of the year you are due to renew.
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Lapsing
• All Professional Educator Licenses not
renewed
– shall lapse on September 1 of the year they are
due. (This means PD)
• Non-Renewed Lapsed licenses
– require all Professional Development to be
completed AND a penalty of $500 or 9 semester
hours of college credit
Lapsing
• All Professional Educator Licenses not
registered
– shall lapse 6 months after the expiration date of
the year they are due. (this means fees paid)
• Non-Registered Lapsed licenses
– require 9 semester hours of college credit OR a
$500.00 penalty.
• Exception – ELS Paraprofessionals pay a $150.00
penalty
Educator Professional Development
• New requirements July 1, 2014
– All educators will be required to complete 120
CPDUs in a five year cycle
• With a few exceptions…
– For those who are mid-cycle
• IE: due for renewal in 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018
– And thereafter – those who are in a full cycle
• First full five year cycle after 7/1/2014 (due 2019)
For those in mid-cycle
UNIQUE QUALIFYING OPTIONS
• Examples:
Advanced Degree
NBPTS program completion
New IL endorsement
Became Highly Qualified in another area
ASHA or IDFPR certification
• May be used in the current cycle IF:
Completed before August 31, 2014
Any degree must be granted before 12/31/2014
For those in mid-cycle
Masters’ Degree and Above
• A licensee with an advanced degree will only
need 80 CPDU’s for the current cycle
• A licensee with two advanced degrees will
only need 40 CPDU’s for the current cycle
• A licensee with an NBPTS Master Teacher
designation will only need 40 CPDU’s for the
current cycle
First full five year cycle after 7/1/2014
Exemptions
• NBPTS holders must complete 60 hours of PD
per 5 years
• Those working 50% or less or in a position not
requiring Licensure are not required to
complete PD
• Retirees will not be required to complete PD
or pay registration fees (years not worked)
• School Service personnel who are IDFPR
licensed are not required to complete PD
First full five year cycle after 7/1/2014
Administrators
• From July 1, 2013 through June 30, 2014, in order
satisfy the requirements for licensure renewal, active
administrators must complete one Illinois
Administrators' Academy course per fiscal year.
• After July 1, 2014, active administrators will be
required to complete an academy per year and 100 PD
hours per 5 years.
• Beginning with the first full 5 year cycle, those with an
administrative endorsement who are teaching must
complete 1 academy every 5 years and can use the
hours earned toward the 120 hour requirement
Effective July 1, 2014
NEW APPROVED PROVIDERS
BE CAREFUL CHOOSING! Only the following will be
accepted
– The State Board of Education
– Regional offices of education and intermediate service
centers
– Regionally accredited institutions of higher education
that offer Illinois-approved educator preparation
programs.
– Illinois public school districts and charter schools
authorized under Article 27A of this Code and joint
educational programs authorized under Article 10 of this
Code for providing career and technical education or
special education services.
NEW APPROVED PROVIDERS
Also
– Illinois professional associations representing the following
groups that are approved by the State Superintendent of
Education*
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School administrators
Principals
School business officials
Teachers, including special education teachers
School boards
School districts
Parents
School service personnel
• *NONE OF THESE HAVE BEEN APPROVED TO DATE
APPROVED PROVIDERS
• Current approved providers may continue to offer
PD through December 31, 2014, provided that
the professional development aligns to the
requirements of Section 21B-45 of the School
Code.
• New approved providers under the License
Renewal System will be identified before January
1, 2015.
• Check the State Board's website for an updated
list of providers after January 1, 2015.
• Should be using the new forms
APPROVED PROVIDERS
• Current approved providers may continue to offer PD through
December 31, 2014,
– Must align to Section 21B-45 of the School Code
• Increase the knowledge and skills of school and district leaders who guide
continuous professional development
• Improve the learning of students
• organize adults into learning communities whose
• goals are aligned with those of the school and district
• deepen educator's content knowledge
• provide educators with research-based instructional strategies to assist
students in meeting rigorous academic standards
• prepare educators to appropriately use various types of classroom
assessments
• use learning strategies appropriate to the intended goals
• provide educators with the knowledge and skills to collaborate
• prepare educators to apply research to decision-making
GIFTED ENDORSMENT FACTS
• AFTER February 1, 2015 this endorsement will require completion
of an IL approved program
• To meet the grandfathering provisions, educators must have
completed the following:
– Have four years of teaching experience in a public or recognized
nonpublic school AND
– Completion (and documentation of) a gifted education seminar
offered by the State Board of Education in conjunction with the Illinois
Association for Gifted Children by January 31, 2015; or receive
recognition as a State Board-approved gifted education seminar
trainer by January 31, 2015 AND
– Make application for the Gifted Education Teacher endorsement by
February 1, 2015 AND
– Pass the NES Gifted Education Test** (Registration for this test is now
open)
www.bwroe.org
Educator Licensure Link
References
• PA 97-0607; PA98-0610;
• Proposed Rules:
– http://isbe.net/rules/proposed/default.htm
• ISBE website:
http://www.isbe.net/licensure/html/licenserenewal.htm
• Boone Winnebago ROE website: www.bwroe.org
• Contact us with questions:
– 815-636-3060 8:00-4:30
– [email protected] or [email protected]

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