The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) requires teachers, administrators, school service personnel, NBPTS master teachers, and substitute teachers to have a Professional Educator License (PEL) and to renew their PEL in 5 year cycles.
For information about licensure requirements, SB 2912, ISBE professional development guidelines, reitrement/licensure renewal, and ISBE approved higher educational programs see the documents below.
You can also find updated information on the ISBE website
There are also documents and a video below about how to enter CPDU's into the ELIS system in order to renew your license. You can find the ELIS site here.