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Dr. Shawn Walsh

Regional Superintendent
Phone: (815) 740-8360
Fax: (815) 740-4788

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Due to health and safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 virus, the Will County Regional Office of Education will be closed to in-person services unless by appointment 

   Licensure Renewal Information 

Licensure renewal for all licenses due in 2021 will begin April 1st. This includes the Professional Educator License (PEL), the various Career and Technical Educator (CTE) licenses, the Substitute (SUB) license, and the Paraprofessional (PARA) license. It is recommended that EVERY licensed individual verify through their Educator Licensure Information System (ELIS) account if they hold a license that is only registered until June 30, 2021.  Documents to assist individuals with understanding the required PD for the various credentials, the instructions on how to enter PD into ELIS, and general renewal information can be found under the Licensure tab.  


 Suspension of Constitution Test Requirement through December 31, 2021     

**Please see Memorandum for additional details**  

 Constitution Memorandum.pdf   

The suspension of the Constitution Test requirement means: 

  • Anyone who completes and passes an ICCB-approved high school equivalency exam (GED® or HiSET®) based on the State of Illinois requirements between February 1, 2021 and December 31, 2021 will be issued an Illinois High School Equivalency (ILHSE) Certificate  

  • Anyone who completed and passed a high school equivalency exam (GED®, HISET® or TASC) but did not pass the constitution test prior to February 1, 2021, will be issued and Illinois High School Equivalency (ILHSE) certificate upon request.  

 

WORK PERMIT UPDATE

The Illinois Department of Labor is requiring all work permit requests to be in person as of March 25, 2021.  Please refer to our information tab under "Services" for complete details on the requirements. 

 

 

 

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116 N. Chicago St. Suite 400

Joliet, Illinois 60432

 

DOWNTOWN JOLIET PARKING 
Ottawa Street Parking Deck: 110 N. Ottawa Street - Directions
Scott Street Parking Deck: 11 E. Clinton Street - Directions

The rate for both parking decks is $1.00 an hour. CASH ONLY.

Rialto Square Theatre Parking lot: $1.50 an hour. Pay at lot kiosk