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Mandated Reporter Requirements

Illinois Wesleyan University students completing clinical hours in the schools are mandated reporters.

Therefore all students enrolled in EDUC 125, EDUC 126, Music 132, or first techniques course must complete the online training course for Mandated Reporters concurrent with course enrollment.

The purpose of the online course is to help all Illinois Mandated Reporters understand their critical role in protecting children by recognizing and reporting child abuse.


Submit the certificate of course completion and acknowledgment of status form to Teaching Titans Canvas within two weeks of the first day of class. This must be completed prior to entering the local school for fieldwork.


Step 1: Complete the mandated reporter course and save certificate as .pdf or document and submit to Teaching Titans Canvas.

  • Visit the Mandated Reporter Course training site
  • You will need to set up a new account for the mandated reporter training course.

  • Select "Yes" to the question, "Do you work in Illinois?"

  • List Illinois Wesleyan University in the Employer field.

  • Which Mandated Reporter Category best fits your role? Answer - School/Other.

  • Specify Field Placement.

  • County of Employment - McLean County

Step 2: Read the acknowledgment of mandated reporter status form, sign, and print as a .pdf or document) and submit to Teaching Titans Canvas.

Leah Nillas - Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Studies

Department - Education