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Public Act 103-0157


Public Act 0157 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0157
HB2442 EnrolledLRB103 25846 RJT 52197 b

    AN ACT concerning education.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The School Code is amended by adding Section
34-18.82 as follows:
    (105 ILCS 5/34-18.82 new)
    Sec. 34-18.82. Subsequent teaching endorsements for
    (a) Subsequent teaching endorsements may be granted to
employees licensed under Article 21B of this Code for specific
content areas and grade levels as part of a pilot program.
    (b) The school district is authorized to prepare educators
for subsequent teaching endorsements on licenses issued under
paragraph (1) of Section 21B-20 of this Code to applicants who
meet all of the requirements for the endorsement or
endorsements, including passing any required content area
knowledge tests. If seeking to provide subsequent
endorsements, the school district must establish professional
development sequences to be offered instead of coursework
required for issuance of the subsequent endorsement and must
apply for approval of these professional development sequences
by the State Board of Education, in collaboration with the
State Educator Preparation and Licensure Board. The
professional development sequences under this Section shall
include a comprehensive review of relevant State learning
standards, the applicable State content-test framework, and,
if applicable, relevant educator preparation standards.
    (c) The State Board of Education shall adopt any rules
necessary to implement this Section no later than June 30,
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/30/2023