LBSI Special Education Endorsement

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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
June 13 – August 8 | online
June 13 – June 17 | site-based (accelerated format meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

EEND 642: Assessment and Diagnosis in Special Education (3 credit hours)
June 6 – August 1 | online
June 13 – August 8 | online
June 27 – July 1 | site-based (accelerated format meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

EEND 644: Specialized Curriculum and Methods in Special Education (3 credit hours)
June 6 – August 1 | online
June 13 – August 8 | online
July 11 – July 15 | site-based (accelerated format meets daily 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)

The following course MAY be required if not previously completed during undergradute or other graduate degree programs.

EEND 605: Learners with Exceptional and Diverse Needs (3 credit hours)
June 6 – August 1 | online

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. If you have questions about these requirements, please email them to Joan Ferguson, University of St. Francis Licensure Officer at jferguson@stfrancis.edu