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Illinois Paraeducator Career Data



Paraeducator Career Data By State Map


The Paraeducator Career Map houses a variety of paraeducator related data, including policy guidelines, standards and requirements for each of the 50 states (if they exist and are readily available). Current information was collected through internet searches of state department of education websites and other national websites targeting state resources. In some cases, data was also collected and/or verified through phone calls to state department of education staff or others who work in the field.


Department of Education Illinois State Department of Education
Department of Education Paraeducator Webpages Not found or listed in another section below.
Education Statute
*Effort was made to provide the most direct link to paraeducator policy.
Illinois Education Statute (Chapter 105)
Hiring Qualifications Illinois State Educator Licensure with Stipulations (ELS):
Endorsed as a Paraprofessional Educator
Standards/Guidelines Not Found
Paraeducator Title(s)
*Found on State DOE Website or in
State Education Statute.
Paraprofessional Educator
Other Paraeducator Titles Paraprofessional
Paraeducator Handbooks Not Found
Paraeducator Training Programs Coming Soon!
Other State Resources/Webpages

Illinois Education Association Guide to requirements for Certification, Paraprofessionals and School Service Personnel

Regional Office of Education #17-Paraprofessional License Information