(105 ILCS 5/10-22.24a) (from Ch. 122, par. 10-22.24a)
    Sec. 10-22.24a. School counselor. To employ school counselors. A school counselor is a qualified specialist who holds a School Service Personnel certificate endorsed in school counseling issued pursuant to Section 21-25 of this Code and who either (i) holds or is qualified for an elementary, secondary, special K-12, or special preschool-age 21 certificate issued pursuant to Section 21-2 or 21-4 of this Code or (ii) in lieu of holding or qualifying for a teaching certificate, has fulfilled such other requirements as the State Board of Education and the State Teacher Certification Board may by rule establish. An individual who has completed an approved program in another state may apply for a School Service Personnel certificate endorsed in school counseling and shall receive such a certificate if a review of his or her credentials indicates that he or she meets the additional requirements of this Section.
(Source: P.A. 93-125, eff. 7-10-03.)