Where can I teach?
Obtaining your teaching license through an approved program like the BA in Urban Education is essential if you want to work as an elementary teacher in Chicago Public Schools or other public school districts in Illinois.
Once you have completed your BA in Urban Elementary Education and earned your Illinois teacher licensure, you will be qualified to teach in elementary schools in Illinois as well as in every other state in the U.S. except Alaska, Iowa and Minnesota. States with reciprocity agreements are listed in the table below.
States With Reciprocity Agreements
|New Hampshire||New Jersey||New Mexico||New York|
|North Carolina||North Dakota||Ohio||Oklahoma|
|Oregon||Pennsylvania||Rhode Island||South Carolina|