Online Learning

ISBE Rules for Time Out and Restraint 

This module presents basic information about the new Illinois State Board of Education Rules and Regulations regarding the use of time out, isolated time out, and restraint. The learning outcomes for this module include: 



The guidance document issued by ISBE is included in the module, and explanations for the new regulations are provided. Specific information regarding time out, isolated time out, and restraint are covered in the module. Regulations related to documentation are also included. Specific requirements for staff training are reviewed. Situations that require the use of time out, isolated time out or restraint are provided. The final portion of the module is designed to help districts and entities analyze local policies for alignment with ISBE guidance.