Course Work for Director of Special Education Endorsement

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Registration Information

– Monday, September 26 – last day to register for October 3 course starts
– Monday, OCTOBER 31 – registration for Spring 2017 begins
– To register, select any of the active blue date links below. You must register for each course separately.

 

IMPORTANT REQUIREMENTS
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.

EEND 600: Introduction to Special Education Finance (3 credit hours)
SPRING 2017: January 16 – March 13 | online

EEND 606: Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children (3 credit hours)
October 3 – November 28 | online
SPRING 2017: February 13 – April 10 | online

EEND 641: Legal and Historical Foundations in Special Education (3 credit hours)
October 3 – November 28 | online
SPRING 2017: March 6 – May 1 | online

EEND 644*: Specialized Curriculum and Methods in Special Education (3 credit hours)
October 3 – November 28 | online
SPRING 2017: Option 1 January 16 – March 13 (online) | Option 2 March 6 – May 1 (online)

*Educators who already have an LBS1 endorsement on their Illinois Professional Educator License, may have already satisfied this requirement.

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.