Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Grow Your Own Teacher Education Act. Transfers the powers and duties under the Act from the Board of Higher Education to the Illinois Student Assistance Commission. Replaces the requirement that the Board of Higher Education contract for an independent evaluation of program implementation with the requirement that Grow Your Own Illinois submit an annual report to assist the Commission in monitoring Grow Your Own Illinois's and each of its participating consortia's performance and grant activities. Allows the Commission to elect to contract for an independent evaluation of program implementation with an outside entity. Requires the Auditor General to prepare an annual audit of the operations and finances of Grow Your Own Illinois and each consortium that received any State funds in the previous fiscal year. Makes related changes. Effective July 1, 2021.