Federal regulations require teacher assistants with instructional responsibilities in Title I schools, those with a large proportion of students from low-income households, to meet one of three requirements:

  • hold a 2-year or higher degree;
  • have a minimum of 2 years of college; or,
  • pass a rigorous State or local assessment.

For additional information, contact:

Illinois State Board of Education
100 North 1st Street, Springfield, IL 62777
Toll Free: 866.262.6663, Phone: 217.782.4321, Fax: 217.524.1286
E-mail: licensure@isbe.net