Learning Behavior Specialist II Program
The Department of Special Education offers coursework leading to a Learning Behavior Specialist II certificate for special education teachers who have an Illinois Learning Behavior Specialist I certificate and who seek to develop specialized knowledge and skills. This program prepares participants to design, implement and evaluate instructional programs for special education students based on their specialty. The department offers five ISBE approved certificates in LBS II: behavior intervention specialist, transition specialist, multiple disabilities specialist, curriculum adaptation (inclusion) specialist, and assistive technology specialist.
LBS2 endorsements are offered through a cohort model. The Department will offer endorsements based on the level of interest received. Please provide your information at the following link to indicate interest and the Department will reach out soon with additional information.
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|June 2 - July 21, 2023||SPED 517 - Analysis of Behavior in Applied Contexts||College of Education||Online Asynchronous|
|June 2 - July 21, 2023||SPED 509 - Educational Implications of Learners with Low-Incidence and Multiple Disabilities||College of Education||Online Synchronous|
|August 21 - December 1, 2023||SPED 510 – Advanced Curricular Adaptations for Learners with Significant and Multiple Disabilities||College of Education||Online Synchronous|
|August 21 - December 1, 2023||SPED 578 - Classroom-Based Inquiry Internship||College of Education||Hybrid|
|January 8 - April 26, 2024||SPED 514 - Principles of ABA and Experimental Analysis of Behavior||College of Education||Online Asynchronous|
|January 8 - April 26, 2024||SPED 522 - Advanced Procedures in Special Educator as Consultant||College of Education||Online Synchronous|