Early Childhood Special Education concentration

(50 credit hours)

Earn your LBS1 endorsement and Early Childhood Special Education letter of approval and work in a high-growth, high-demand area of early childhood education.

In this program, you will be prepared to educate students from birth through second grade with varying learning abilities, developmental delays and/or disabilities.

After completing this program, you will be eligible to earn the LBS1 endorsement and Early Childhood Special Education letter of approval from the Illinois State Board of Education to teach young children birth through second grade with special needs.

If you already hold a valid teaching license, you can earn the LBS1 endorsement and Early Childhood Special Education letter of approval by completing just the four courses in the concentration.