Illinois Licensure TestingĀ 

Library Information Specialist or Technology Specialist entitlement students are required to pass three tests (subject to change): 

Before Admission to a teacher licensure program:

Before final field experience take the appropriate content test:

  • Library Information Specialist is test number 175
  • Technology Specialist is test number 178

APT (Before entitlement) or edTPA (For initial licensure, during final field experience)

  • Assessment of Professional Teaching is required if expanding grade level of license. (APT, Test number 188).
  • Teacher’s who have previously passed an APT test, do not need to take another.

NIU Students Only

When you are about to finish your Library Information Specialist or Technology Specialist coursework, contact the ETRA graduate advisor at 815-753-6085.