North Central College - Naperville, IL

Licensure Tests

Registration, Testing Dates, and Study Guide Information

Illinois State Board of Education

Test of Academic Proficiency (400) - needed for licensure. Must be passed before being admitted to the teacher education program. Click here for Test of Academic Proficiency Preparation Resources.  Or you may use your ACT scores.  Click here for information on using your ACT scores.

Professional Educator License (PEL)

Content-Area Tests (Test Name and Test Code)

Assessment of Profesional Teaching (APT)

Elementary Endorsement

Elementary/Middle Grades (110)

APT (188)

Secondary Endorsement

For Students Majoring in:
English Language Arts (111)
Mathematics (115)
Science: Biology (105)
Science: Chemistry (106)
Science: Physics (116)
Social Science: History (114)

APT (188)

(K-12) Endorsement

For students majoring in:
Foreign Language- French (127), German (128), Spanish (135)
Music (143)
Physical Education (144)
Visual Arts (145)

APT (188)