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Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS)

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Alignment of Illinois Licensure Tests with Illinois and National Standards

The test framework for each field defines the content that is eligible to be included on a test. Each test framework is based on the appropriate Illinois State Board of Education rules and any relevant national standards.

An alignment of an objective is indicated if the content of a standard is addressed, in whole or in part, by the relevant Illinois rules and/or national standard. An indication of alignment does not necessarily imply complete congruence of the content of the standard with any associated state or national standard. The alignment of the test frameworks will be re-examined if changes are made to Illinois and/or national standards.

Alignment studies will be available as each ILTS test is redeveloped.

Test Framework Alignment with State and National Standards
(as applicable)
(215) Agricultural Education links to a PDF document Agricultural Education links to a PDF document
(216) Business, Marketing, Computer Education (first test administration 8/3/2020) Business, Marketing, Computer Education links to a PDF document
(224) Chief School Business Official (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document Chief School Business Official links to a PDF document
(205) Computer Science (first test administration 8/3/2020) Computer Science links to a PDF document
(209) Dance (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document Dance links to a PDF document
(234) Director of Special Education (first test administration 8/3/2020) Director of Special Education links to a PDF document
(210) Drama/Theatre Arts (first test administration 8/3/2020) Drama/Theatre Arts links to a PDF document
(206) Early Childhood Education links to a PDF document Early Childhood Education links to a PDF document
(197– 200) Elementary Education (Grades 1–6) links to a PDF document Elementary Education (Grades 1–6) links to a PDF document
(250) English as a New Language (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document English as a New Language links to a PDF document
(207) English Language Arts links to a PDF document English Language Arts links to a PDF document
(217) Family & Consumer Sciences (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document Family & Consumer Sciences links to a PDF document
(252) Foreign Language: French links to a PDF document Foreign Language: French links to a PDF document
(253) Foreign Language: German links to a PDF document Foreign Language: German links to a PDF document
(254) Foreign Language: Hebrew links to a PDF document Foreign Language: Hebrew links to a PDF document
(255) Foreign Language: Italian (first test administration 8/31/20) links to a PDF document Foreign Language: Italian links to a PDF document
(256) Foreign Language: Japanese links to a PDF document Foreign Language: Japanese links to a PDF document
(259) Foreign Language: Russian (first test administration 8/31/20) links to a PDF document Foreign Language: Russian links to a PDF document
(260) Foreign Language: Spanish links to a PDF document Foreign Language: Spanish links to a PDF document
(298) General Middle Grades (5–8) links to a PDF document General Middle Grades links to a PDF document
(211) Health Education links to a PDF document Health Education links to a PDF document
(220) Library Information Specialist (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document Library Information Specialist links to a PDF document
(208) Mathematics links to a PDF document Mathematics links to a PDF document
(201) Middle Grades (5–8) Language Arts links to a PDF document Middle Grades (5–8) Language Arts links to a PDF document
(202) Middle Grades (5–8) Mathematics links to a PDF document Middle Grades (5–8) Mathematics links to a PDF document
(203) Middle Grades (5–8) Science links to a PDF document Middle Grades (5–8) Science links to a PDF document
(204) Middle Grades (5–8) Social Science links to a PDF document Middle Grades (5–8) Social Science links to a PDF document
(212) Music links to a PDF document Music links to a PDF document
(213) Physical Education (first test administration 8/3/2020) Physical Education links to a PDF document
(221) Reading Specialist links to a PDF document Reading Specialist links to a PDF document
(222) Reading Teacher (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document Reading Teacher links to a PDF document
(235) School Counselor (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document School Counselor links to a PDF document
(236) School Nurse links to a PDF document School Nurse links to a PDF document
(237) School Psychologist links to a PDF document School Psychologist links to a PDF document
(238) School Social Worker (first test administration 8/3/2020) School Social Worker links to a PDF document
(239) Science: Biology (first test administration 8/3/2020) Science: Biology links to a PDF document
(240) Science: Chemistry (first test administration 8/3/2020) Science: Chemistry links to a PDF document
(241) Science: Earth and Space Science (first test administration 8/3/2020) Science: Earth and Space Science links to a PDF document
(242) Science: Environmental Science (first test administration 8/3/2020) Science: Environmental Science links to a PDF document
(243) Science: Physics (first test administration 8/3/2020) Science: Physics links to a PDF document
(244) Social Science: Economics links to a PDF document Social Science: Economics links to a PDF document
(245) Social Science: Geography links to a PDF document Social Science: Geography links to a PDF document
(246) Social Science: History links to a PDF document Social Science: History links to a PDF document
(247) Social Science: Political Science links to a PDF document Social Science: Political Science links to a PDF document
(248) Social Science: Psychology links to a PDF document Social Science: Psychology links to a PDF document
(249) Social Science: Sociology and Anthropology links to a PDF document Social Science: Sociology and Anthropology links to a PDF document
(232) Speech-Language Pathologist: Nonteaching (first test administration 8/3/2020) Speech-Language Pathologist: Nonteaching links to a PDF document
(225) Superintendent links to a PDF document Superintendent links to a PDF document
(219) Technology Education links to a PDF document Technology Education links to a PDF document
(223) Technology Specialist (first test administration 6/8/20) links to a PDF document Technology Specialist links to a PDF document
(214) Visual Arts (first test administration 8/3/2020) Visual Arts links to a PDF document