State Requirements for Educator Licensure | TEP | EHS | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Teacher Education Program

College of Education and Human Services

State Requirements for Educator Licensure

Frequently Asked Questions about licensure can be found at

Prior to admission to the Teacher Education Program:

  • Test of Academic Proficiency (400)

Prior to student teaching:

  • Content Area Test(s) 

Prior to Educator Licensure:

  • edTPA for all levels and content areas

Test information, study guides, and registration for the TAP and Content Area tests can be accessed through the following website:

More information on the edTPA can be found here: