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Licensure Officer

Laura Lag
Phone: (847) 619-8826
Fax: (847) 619-8830

Mailing Address: 
Laura Lag
Roosevelt University
College of Education
Room 517
1400 N Roosevelt Blvd
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Type 75: General Administrative Certification

 A Type 75 Certificate with a General Administrative Endorsement is required for principals and assistant principals

Please follow the steps below to facilitate a smooth certifcation process. If you have  questions at any point along the way, please consult your advisor as soon as possible.

  1. Successfully complete all coursework requirements for certification (all coursework except dissertation)

  2. Successfully complete all required state certification tests:

    * 300: Basic Skills - Must be passed prior to program entry
    186: Principal - Must be passed prior to recommendation for entitlement

  3. Submit to the Licensure Officer by hand or by mail:

    * MA transcript
    * A completed Application for CertificateClick here to view a sample completed form.
    * Copy of your Illinois Administrative Certificate
    * A letter on official letterhead, signed by the appropriate school official verifying at least two (2) years of full-time, P-12, administrative experience. The letter should include dates of employment, school or district served, position title, and verification that a Type 75 certification is mandatory for that position. Experience with the Chicago Board of Education must be verified by the Bureau of Teacher Personnel. Experience in other systems must be verified by the district superintendent or the district personnel office. Letters verifying private school experience must be accompanied by a letter from the Illinois State Teacher Certification Office evaluating the experience as acceptable for the Superintendent endorsement.









  4. Once all documentation is received and reviewed, you will receive an email letting you know that you have either been recommended for entitlement or that there are requirements you still need to fulfill before you can be recommended. If the latter is the case, the email will detail what is missing. Do not proceed to step 5 until you have have completed all requirements above AND received the email from Roosevelt's certification officer confirming that you have been recommended for entitlement.

  5. If you have been recommended for entitlement, the email will provide directions on the online steps you need to take to complete the certification process with the Illinois State Board of Education. Please note that there is a fee associated with this process and that you will be required to submit official, sealed copies of all college/university transcripts to ISBE.