(105 ILCS 5/21-5)
(from Ch. 122, par. 21-5)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on June 30, 2013)
High school certificate.
(a) A high school certificate shall be
valid for 4 years for teaching in grades 6 to 12 inclusive of the common
schools. Subject to the provisions of Section 21-1a, it shall be issued
to persons who have graduated from a recognized institution of higher learning
with a bachelor's degree and with not fewer than 120 semester hours including
16 semester hours in professional education, 5 of which shall be in student
teaching under competent and close supervision and with one or more teaching
fields. Such persons shall be recommended
for the high school certificate by a recognized institution as having completed
an approved program of preparation which includes the academic and professional
courses approved by the State Superintendent of Education in consultation
with the State Teacher Certification Board.
(b) Beginning February 15, 2000, Initial and Standard
shall be issued to persons who meet all of the criteria established by the
State Board of Education for secondary education.
(c) This Section is repealed on June 30, 2013.
(Source: P.A. 97-607, eff. 8-26-11.)