ILTSprep courses for Illinois Educators

We offer effective, flexible, self-paced courses to help you prepare for the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP), which recently replaced the ICTS Basic Skills exam. These online courses help you master the fundamentals and give you confidence to succeed on the exam and in the classroom. All of our courses are available for CPDU credit. Read more about the benefits of our courses on our Programs Overview page, call 617-299-6835 or email info@prepforward.com.







ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency - Mathematics Subtest - Full Course - $150

Algebra, geometry, data analysis, statistics, word problems, graphing, solving equations, and operations.


ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency - Reading Comprehension Subtest - Full Course - $150

Reading analysis and comprehension skills, critical reasoning skills, and intensive vocabulary    review.


ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency - Language Arts & Writing Subtests - Full Course - $150

Spelling, punctuation, and grammar; sentence and paragraph construction; usage conventions; effective essay writing.


ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency - Math, Reading, Language Arts, & Writing - $400

Package for preparing you for each subtest of the ILTS TAP. This option includes three courses:
TAP Math Course, TAP Reading Comprehension Course, and TAP Language Arts & Writing Course.


TAP Math Prep Book

A targeted preparation guide for the math subtest of the Test of Academic Proficiency. Available for purchase on Amazon.


Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDU)

As an Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) approved provider for professional development, all of our courses are available for CPDU credit. You can register for the courses using the links above and upon completion we will register your CPDU points with the ISBE.











"PrepForward has been a valuable tool for our teachers as they prepare to take the Illinois licensing exam, the Test of Academic Proficiency. Corps members who’ve used the program note the effectiveness of the diagnostics as they prepare to meet state requirements for beginning teachers. We’re pleased to have this resource for our corps members as they begin their important work."

--Sarah Thomas, Coordinator of Certification and Onboarding, Teach for America Chicago