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Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS)


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.

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Beginning in 2015, the APT licensure requirement is transitioning to edTPA. Learn more about this requirement.

Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP)

Test CodeTest
400Test of Academic Proficiency

Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT) Pre–K through Grade 12

Content Area Tests

Content-Area Tests (Administrator)

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.

Learning Behavior Specialist II (LBS II) Tests