Department of Teacher Education
COVID-19 Update: UIS continues to offer instruction and services to our students remotely. UIS is not closed.
Want to be a teacher? Here’s how to get started!
- Background Check Form (.pdf)
- Basic Skills Test Elimination Information
- Field Experience
- Student Teaching
- TEP Student Handbook
- TEP Student Portal
TEP Licensure Programs
- Elementary Grades 1-6
- Secondary Grades 9-12: English, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, History, Political Science, or Sociology/Anthropology
All eight programs are approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.