Find Early Childhood Programs & Resources
Learn more about the Birth through Third Grade Continuity Project, the Prevention Initiative, Preschool For All, the Preschool Expansion Model, Kindergarten, Early Childhood Special Education, and resources for Preschool English Language Learners.
Find School Safety Information
Find links to the School Safety Drill Act, Joint Rules adopted by the Office of the State Fire Marshal and ISBE, forms for documenting minimum compliance, a School Emergency and Crisis Response Plan Template, and other multi-hazard training documents.
Teachers' Retirement Insurance Program
Information on the Teachers' Retirement (health) Insurance Plan
Find an Illinois College or University
Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) is responsible for planning and coordinating Illinois’ system of higher education, recommending budgetary needs, maintaining data, and approving the operation and programs of higher education institutions in the State.
Lincoln Presidential Library & Museum Foundation Membership & Donations
Learn the benefits of supporting the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum by becoming a Foundation member.
College Access and Outreach: Tools and Resources
ISAC's Student Portal offers free online applications and tools for college and scholarship search, calculating college costs and estimating financial aid, financial literacy and budgeting, career and job search, and more. Check out our internship and summer job board. Sign up for our free text messaging service to text your college and financial aid questions to our experts and have teh answers send directly to your phone!
Re-Certify, Prepare for, & Obtain a Teacher Certification
Find Illinois educator licensing requirements, information about license renewal and reinstatement, professional development opportunities, and guidelines to become an approved professional development provider.
Find Information on the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
PARCC is Illinois' required accountability assessment for public school students in third through 12th grades. PARCC assesses students based on the new Illinois Learning Standards in English Language Arts and Mathematics.
GED Online Learning (GED-i)
The mission of the Illinois Community College Board, as the state coordinating board for community colleges, is to administer the Public Community College Act in a manner that maximizes the ability of the community colleges to serve their communities, promotes cooperation within the system, and accommodates those State of Illinois initiatives that are appropriate for community colleges. As an integral part of the state’s system of higher education, community colleges are committed to providing high-quality, accessible, and cost-effective educational opportunities for the individuals and communities they serve.
Find Information on Student Assessments
With the adoption of the new Illinois Learning Standards, the state has retired many of its old tests. Our new, innovative assessments allow students to show what they know and are able to do and provide educators with reliable data to help guide instruction.
Find Information on the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA)
Find the most recently updated information and frequently asked questions about the federal education accountability law the Every Students Succeeds Act (ESSA). Illinois' ESSA State Plan establishes a new framework for measuring school quality and supporting all schools.
Doing Business with Illinois Tollway
How to do businesss with the Tollway