New Legislation Aims to Reduce Barriers to Teacher Licensure
SB 2912 was signed into law by Governor Bruce Rauner on Friday, January 6th in Carbondale. PA 99-0920 makes several changes to the School Code that removes barriers to gaining Illinois Licensure for educators. The legislation also makes it easier for individuals who want to work as substitute teachers to gain licensure. An FAQ document addresses many questions you may have. For answers to specific questions, call Ann Britton in our Newton office at 618.783.2523.
Events Coming Up in January
As we resume the school year from a restful Christmas Break, we look forward to the following events this month. Be sure to check out the ROE 12 Google Calendar (see icon below) and download our app, myROE 12 (see icon at the bottom of this page). Happy New Year!
All New ISBE Website is Up and Running
A completely overhauled State Board website is here! As usual, with change comes some unforeseen bumps in the road. The switchover to a new website has caused many of the links on our website to be broken. We will be working through these issues in the days and weeks to come, and we appreciate your patience. If you discover any specific link(s) that require our attention, please feel free to email me to be certain that it's on my radar. Again, thanks for your patience during this period of transition!
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