Become a member of ISPE and the Chicago Chapter and experience the benefits provided by this professional organization. Local chapter membership is included in ISPE dues. Click here to join, and select Chicago as your local chapter.

Illinois Society of Professional Engineers benefits include:

Professional Development Hours

Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for professional engineers are required in Illinois. ISPE programs provide continuing education hours through many events for members.

Local Chapters

Active involvement the Chicago Chapter of ISPE provides opportunities to earn professional development hours required for renewal of your Illinois PE license. The Chicago Chapter also offers opportunities to network with other professionals, develop leadership skills, and help the community through various charitable causes supported by ISPE.


Representation before the Illinois legislature in Springfield ensures that the integrity of the engineering profession remains strong.

PE Licensure

One-stop shop for navigating the maze of Illinois government regulations as they pertain to the licensing of engineers and the practice of engineering.

Media Outreach

Promoting a positive image for engineers. NSPE & ISPE promote the positive image of engineers and actively seek media opportunities to enhance it, and NSPE's U.S. Engineering Press Review gives you access to the latest engineering news.

Networking Opportunities

Opportunities to meet engineers and make contacts exist at every level of membership - local chapters, ISPE and NSPE.


ISPE/NSPE members provide a valuable program, generating interest in math and engineering with our youth

The ISPE Insider

The exclusive ISPE e-newsletter provides members with up-to-the minute information affecting your profession and your industry.

Illinois Engineer magazine

This quarterly e-magazine provides interesting and informative news involving the engineering profession as a whole, as well as timely information regarding PE licensure in Illinois.

ISPE Specifically Represents Professional Engineers

ISPE is the only organization dedicated to protecting your professional engineering license. As we increase our membership, we increase the strength of our voice and our ability to achieve our promote and defend the lawful and ethical practice of engineering.