LBSI Special Education Endorsement

Courses offered through REAL are not eligible for federal financial assistance. Additional information regarding tuition and financial assistance may be found at Tuition for REAL Courses.

IMPORTANT information regarding tuition billing and payment process

Registration Deadlines for Summer 2016:

Monday, May 30 for June 6 course starts
Monday, June 6 for June 13 course starts

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

For information on the full Pre-K through Age 21 Endorsement or Master’s Degree visit
Pre-K through Age 21 LBSI

NOTE: If you are beginning your LBSI Grade-Range Specific endorsement with the University of St. Francis, it is highly recommended that candidates begin with course EEND 640 followed in sequence by course EEND 642 and EEND 644.

EEND 640: Development and Characteristics of Individuals with Special Needs (3 credit hours)
June 6 – August 1 | online, REGISTRATION CLOSED 5/30
June 13 – August 8 | online

June 13 – June 17 | site-based (accelerated format meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
**PLEASE NOTE** Dates on your schedule within your student account for accelerated courses may currently appear to run longer than those reflected here. The dates as noted on the web are correct with 3-hour accelerated courses meeting M, T, W, R, F and 4-hour accelerated courses meeting M, T, W, R, F AND the following Monday. We are sorry for the confusion and are working to resolve the issue at this time.

EEND 642: Assessment and Diagnosis in Special Education (3 credit hours)
June 6 – August 1 | online, REGISTRATION CLOSED – COURSE HAS REACHED CAPACITY
June 13 – August 8 | online

June 27 – July 1 | site-based (accelerated format meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
**PLEASE NOTE** Dates on your schedule within your student account for accelerated courses may currently appear to run longer than those reflected here. The dates as noted on the web are correct with 3-hour accelerated courses meeting M, T, W, R, F and 4-hour accelerated courses meeting M, T, W, R, F AND the following Monday. We are sorry for the confusion and are working to resolve the issue at this time.

EEND 644: Specialized Curriculum and Methods in Special Education (3 credit hours)
June 6 – August 1 | online, REGISTRATION CLOSED 5/30
June 13 – August 8 | online

July 11 – July 15 | site-based (accelerated format meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
**PLEASE NOTE** Dates on your schedule within your student account for accelerated courses may currently appear to run longer than those reflected here. The dates as noted on the web are correct with 3-hour accelerated courses meeting M, T, W, R, F and 4-hour accelerated courses meeting M, T, W, R, F AND the following Monday. We are sorry for the confusion and are working to resolve the issue at this time.

The following course MAY be required if not previously completed during undergraduate or other graduate degree programs. Transcript evaluation may be used to determine completion of this course. **PLEASE NOTE** USF is not able to perform transcript review or confirm acceptance of previously completed coursework in advance of request for entitlement. Candidates may visit their local ROE or request assistance from the college/university where the course was completed to see if it meets requirement as outlined by ISBE.

June 6 – August 1 | online, REGISTRATION CLOSED 5/30

Illinois State Board of Education Requirements
For current information regarding Illinois State Board of Education requirements (including tests when applicable), please visit ISBE at www.isbe.net.