Department of Teacher Education
“Every child deserves a champion: an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best they can possibly be.” Rita Pierson, 2013
Want to be a teacher? Here’s how you get started!
- Application Process
- Admission Requirements
- Conditional vs Full Admission
- Sign Up for Summer and Fall 2017 Course Work: Special Approvals Summer Fall 2017
- New Baccalaureate Degree in Elementary Education!
- Teaching Scholarships in Illinois
- What you can do with a teaching license
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