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RENEW YOUR LICENSE 2018

PLEASE READ: 
Licenses Due for Renewal on June 30, 2018

License Type  Can Renew Beginning
PEL and ELS-CTE license April 1, 2018
ELS-PARA license April 15, 2018
SUB license May 1, 2018


The "renewal" link in your ELIS Action Center will not be activated until the dates identified above. 

ISBE has created a PDF with step-by-step screenshots for renewal that can be viewed here

If you have an administrative endorsement you are not required to have an administrator’s academy unless you are employed as an administrator. 

If you renew this year, any professional development that you complete after you renew and before September 1st must be entered using a date within the next renewal cycle for ELIS to accept it.  In the description, type in the actual date(s) of the activity.

Only educators who hold PEL's or CTE's, and are, or have been employed 50% or more during any fiscal year of their renewal cycle, are required to complete PD for renewal.
 

PLEASE NOTE: ELIS automatically sends an email to educators when their licenses are due to be renewed and registered. It is imperative that educators maintain a valid working email address in their ELIS profile.

HELPFUL TUTORIALS FOR RENEWAL 
Never logged into ELIS? Watch this video
Need to enter your Professional Development Hours? Watch this video
Have you been working in a NON-public school, retired or not working on your license during this cycle?
You will need to update your Professional Development/Employment Status. Watch this video.
Ready to renew your license? Watch this video