To be eligible for the Learning and Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) endorsement at the undergraduate level, the candidate must be currently enrolled in a College of Education degree-seeking program resulting in initial licensure.
Endorsement Requirements: 18 hours required, grade of C or better required
Complete these courses:
- Area 2 Choose one of the following:
- Area 3 Choose one of the following:
All individuals licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) are required to complete licensure tests specific to their teaching license. LBS1 Endorsement students must complete the following tests:
• LBS1 Content Area Test (test #155) – assesses knowledge of working with students with disabilities and special needs.
Individuals must submit an application directly to the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) upon successful completion of the required coursework and licensure tests. All individuals must meet ISBE requirements at the time of application. Requirements are subject to change per the discretion of ISBE.