Learning Behavior Specialist
This endorsement is offered online.
Approved by the Illinois State Board of Education, the Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) endorsement is sought by PK-12 teachers for the purpose of gaining an additional endorsement to be qualified to teach in a special education setting. Combine the endorsement/graduate certificate with an additional 24 credit hours of EDL coursework to fulfill requirements for a Master of Arts in Education.
A passing grade in an EDL course is considered to be B- or above. A failing grade is given for work below that level.
|EDL 553||Assessment of Students’ Learning Difficulties and Disabilities||4|
|EDL 554||Characteristics of Exceptional Children||4|
|EDL 558||Strategies for Teaching Children with Special Needs I||2|
|EDL 559||Strategies for Teaching Children with Special Needs II||2|
|EDL 573||Survey of Exceptional Children||4|
Candidates must take and pass ISBE Licensure Exam(s) in their specific area(s) to qualify for state of Illinois entitlement.