Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement / LBS1 Endorsement

(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.

This master degree program will prepare to educate students from birth through second grade with varying learning abilities, developmental delays and/or disabilities.

After completing this special education 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. This educator license allows you to teach general education to young children 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 four courses in the curriculum.