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Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS)

TAP on Hold Beginning June 30, 2019

As identified in the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE)'s Teach Illinois: Strong Teachers, Strong Classrooms report opens in a new window, beginning June 30, 2019, the Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP 400) will be put on hold indefinitely while the ISBE conducts a study of alternative basic skills assessments. The last day to register for the TAP is June 27, 2019. TAP tests passed prior to June 30, 2019 will continue to be accepted to meet the Illinois basic skills requirement past June 30, 2019. ISBE will continue to require specific scores on the ACT or SAT as a test of basic skills for the issuance of a Professional Educator License.

For additional information please visit the ISBE website opens in a new window.