(105 ILCS 5/22-6.5)
False statement or material omission; Class A misdemeanor.
person who applies for employment as a teacher, principal, superintendent, or
other certificated employee of a school board of any school district, including
a special charter district and a district organized under Article 34 of the
School Code, who willfully makes a false statement on his or her application
employment, material to his or her qualifications for employment, which he or
she does not believe to be true, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
If a person's employment history or current or prior employers are required
to be furnished on an application for
employment, a person who makes a statement which he or she does not believe
to be true or who knowingly omits or fails to include any employment history or
employer required to be furnished on the application which is material to his
or her qualifications for employment shall be deemed to have made a false
statement on his or her application within the meaning of this Section.
Each application for employment for a certificated position used by a school
district shall state that failure to provide requested employment or employer
history which is material to the applicant's qualifications for employment or
the provision of statements which the applicant does not believe to be true may
be a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 88-102.)