Course Work for Director of Special Education Endorsement

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Registration Information

– Monday, August 15 – last day to register for August 22 course starts
– Monday, September 5 – last day to register for September 12 course starts
– Monday, September 26 – last day to register for October 3 course starts
– 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)
Fall 2016: September 12 – November 7 | online

EEND 606: Supervision of Programs for Exceptional Children (3 credit hours)
Fall 2016: October 3 – November 28 | online

EEND 641: Legal and Historical Foundations in Special Education (3 credit hours)
Fall 2016: September 12 – November 7 | online

EEND 644*: Specialized Curriculum and Methods in Special Education (3 credit hours)
Fall Option 1: August 22 – October 17 | online
Fall Option 2: October 3 – November 28 | 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.