TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VIII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1450 REAL ESTATE LICENSE ACT OF 2000
SECTION 1450.1145 CONTINUING EDUCATION INSTRUCTORS
Section 1450.1145 Continuing Education Instructors
a) An applicant seeking approval from the Division to become a licensed CE instructor shall submit a completed application, on forms provided by the Division, along with the fee required by Section 1450.130 and a certification that the applicant has attended and successfully completed a one-day, 6 hour, instructor development course. This course may be the same as the 6 hour instructor training program provided for pre-license instructors in Section 1450.1115(b). Attendance at the pre-license instructor development 12 hour courses will satisfy this requirement for CE instructor licensees.
b) An individual applying to become a licensed CE instructor shall meet at least one of the following criteria:
1) Licensed and active in practice as a real estate broker for at least the last 3 years; or
2) Is currently admitted to practice law and for 3 years has been engaged in real estate related work as part of his or her active practice of law or has taught pre-licensure real estate courses; or
3) Is a properly credentialed instructor of real estate courses who is or has been engaged in the practice of teaching for at least 3 years; or as evidenced by a professional designation, such as, but not limited to, a designated real estate instructor (DREI); or approved by a college's or university's governing body to teach in a real estate degree program; or
4) Is properly licensed or certified to engage in the business of appraisal, finance and/or related real estate occupations (not including real estate salespersons or leasing agents) and for at least 3 years has been engaged in that practice; or
5) Is qualified by experience or education as outlined in Section 30-15(b)(9) of the Act. In determining whether a person is qualified to teach CE under that Section, the Director shall consider the following:
A) The individual's teaching experience;
B) The individual's real estate experience;
C) Any real estate, business or legal education of the individual;
D) The results of a personal interview with the individual. The personal interview may be conducted via telephone if it would be overly burdensome and unreasonable for the applicant to personally appear for the interview (e.g., applicant living out-of-state); and
E) The recommendation of the Advisory Council. The Advisory Council shall make a recommendation to the Director for approval or disapproval of the applicant as a CE instructor.
c) Individuals validly licensed to teach salesperson, broker and managing broker pre-license courses, pursuant to Section 1450.1115, are qualified as CE instructors as long as they submit an application to the Division for licensure as a CE instructor and pay the required fee.
d) The Division shall notify the applicant in writing within 15 days after its approval or disapproval. The Division can restrict a CE instructor's license to teaching only certain CE courses or certain types of CE courses. In the event the applicant is disapproved, the reasons will be detailed and the applicant advised that the applicant may request a hearing as provided for in Section 30-5 of the Act and 68 Ill. Adm. Code 1100.