What tests do I need to take? Read about which tests are required for licensure in Illinois.
Information about each test. Get specific information about a test, including when and where you can take the test, and access preparation materials by selecting the test from the following tables.
Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP)
|400||Test of Academic Proficiency|
Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) Pre–K through Grade 12
|188||Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) Pre–K through Grade 12|
Content Area Tests
Content-Area Tests (Administrator)
|185||Chief School Business Official|
|180||Director of Special Education|
|195/196||Principal as Instructional Leader|
Foreign Language Content-Area Tests
These tests are for individuals seeking foreign language teaching endorsements.
Language Proficiency Tests for an Educator License with Stipulations Endorsed as Transitional Bilingual
These tests are for individuals seeking transitional bilingual endorsements, bilingual endorsements, or bilingual approvals.