Professional Development Information

Please visit the ISBE website for Professional Development Information

You will find information on the following topics:

  • Educators who hold National Board Status

  • Renewing my PEL endorsed in Teaching

  • Renewing my PEL endorsed in School Support Personnel

  • Renewing my PEL endorsed in Administration

  • Renewing an Approval

  • Approved Professional Development Activities

  • Charter School Employees

  • Coursework Conversion for Professional Development

  • Professional Development Rollover

Entering IDFPR License or National Certification in PD+

Follow the steps below to successfully add your National Certification as an activity in your ELIS account: 

  • Login to ELIS​

  • On your ELIS homepage, select "PD Plus" from the top menu panel

  • Click on the icon with the lightbulb that says "PD" next to it

  • Click "+Enter New PD" on the right side of the screen and then "yes" to start the PD Wizard

  • Select, "IDFPR License or National Certification"

  • Continue through the wizard until the screen prompts you to save this information on your PD page​ 

Please note: The Professional Development page on ELIS and the PD Plus pages are synced. You will not need to enter this information on ELIS. 

National Licenses for Renewal must be uploaded as an image in ELIS.