College of Education > Academics > Certificates, Licensure & Endorsements
In addition to our degree programs, the College of Education offers stand-alone initial teaching licensure, endorsement-only, certificate, and continuing education programs for students interested in increasing their knowledge and adding credentials to their resume without pursuing a full degree.
The College of Education offers a variety of initial teaching licensure (PEL) with endorsement programs for aspiring teachers.
Initial Teaching Licensure (PEL) with…
The College of Education offers a variety of endorsement-only programs for currently licensed teachers, counselors, education specialists and leaders who are interested in furthering their professional development and enhancing their credentials. Endorsements can be added to a valid Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL). Only currently licensed teachers are eligible to enroll in endorsement programs.
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