This training is required for the new short term substitute teacher license and MUST be completed PRIOR to teaching on this license. Although not required or developed for regular substitute teachers the training is also open and available to those educators as well.
Illinois House Bill 5627 was signed in to law on July 1, 2018 and allowed for persons with 60 hours of college credit to apply for a short term substitute teaching license where as the standard substitute teaching license requires a Bachelor's degree.
105 ILCS 5/10-20.67
Short-Term Substitute Teaching License Training: School boards must develop a short-term substitute teacher training program that provides individuals who hold this license with information on curriculum, classroom management techniques, school safety, and district/building operations. ISBE may develop a model program for use. This section is repealed on July 1, 2023.