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Cecilia J. Lauby Teacher Education Center

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Teacher Education Requirements

The non-academic requirements for becoming a professional teacher are listed below:

  1. Attend the Teacher Education Orientation Workshop (PBA).
  2. Complete Gateway 1: Admission to Professional Studies.
  3. Complete Gateway 2: Admission to Student Teaching.
  4. Complete Gateway 3: Exit from Student Teaching.

Contact your academic advisor once a semester for more information.


All teacher candidates who complete an approved program, pass all licensure exams, and meet requirements by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) can:


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