Department of Teacher Education

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

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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

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