Course Work for Director of Special Education Endorsement

COURSE TUITION
The current tuition rate for courses offered through REAL at University of St. Francis (those with prefix EEND, REAL, or REND) is $265 per credit hour. A selection of courses are offered as specials each semester at a reduced tuition rate. Current specials can be found at stfrancis.edu/real/specials.

To register, select any of the active blue date links below. You must register for each course separately.

EEND 600 (online): Introduction to Special Education Finance (3 credits)
June 15 – August 10 | online

EEND 606 (online): Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children (3 credits)
June 1 – July 27 | online

EEND 641 (online): Legal and Historical Foundations in Special Education (3 credits)
June 1 – July 27 | online

EEND 644: Specialized Curriculum and Methods in Special Education (3 hours)
June 1 – July 27 | online REGISTRATION CLOSED, course has reached capacity
June 15 – August 10 | online
July 20 – July 24 | site-based (USF Main Campus, meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

The Director of Special Education Endorsement requires a Master’s Degree and endorsement in an administrative field, two years of special education work experiences, and specific course work in both special education and administration of special education. CLICK HERE to learn more about requirements for earning the Director of Special Education Endorsement.

STATE TEST REQUIREMENTS: The Illinois State Board of Education requires that all individuals earning a Director of Special Education endorsement also successfully pass the Director of Special Education exam #180. See ISBE website for dates, locations, cost and additional information.