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How to Renew your PEL, Paraprofessional, or Substitute License
How to Renew your PEL, Paraprofessional, or Substitute License
Jennifer Diercks
Wednesday, April 08, 2020

If you have a license that expired on June 30, 2020, you can now log in to your ELIS account to renew your license. Please check out the following documents on the ISBE website if you need step by step instructions. 

How do I update Professional Development (PD)/Employment Status in ELIS?

PEL/ELS(CTE)/ELS(CSBO) Renewal Steps

Sub/Para Renewal Steps

If you have additional questions regarding renewing a PEL endorsed in School Support Personnel or a PEL endorsed in Administration you can find additional information here

If you need help resetting your password, please email

Our staff is currently working remotely. You can contact Jennifer Diercks by email with your licensure questions. Staff email addresses can be found here on our website