Department of Teacher Education

The Department of Teacher Education offers licensure programs at the elementary and secondary levels.

Want to be a teacher?  Here’s how to get started!

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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.

Advising Appointments

UIS Navigate LogoUIS Students should make advising appointments with either Heather McCullough or Raymond Barnett through UIS Navigate. If you do not yet have UIS Navigate access, please email tep@uis.edu to make an advising appointment.