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Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement

This program, which consists of four courses, offers an opportunity for teachers who hold an Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL) with endorsements in either Early Childhood or Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I) to earn an Early Childhood Special Education Endorsement.

To learn more about the program, contact the UIC Special Education Department at 312-996-5650 or 312-996-5580, and/or email Alejandra Cantero at acante2@uic.edu. You may also visit education.uic.edu/academics/endorsements/early-childhood-special-education-endorsement

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DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
June 13 - August 5, 2022SPED 482 - Collaborating with Families, Community, and ProfessionalsCollege of EducationOnline Synchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022SPED 466 - Language Development, Diversity, and DisabilitiesCollege of EducationOn Campus
August 22 - December 2, 2022SPED 482 - Collaborating with Families, Community, and ProfessionalsCollege of EducationHybrid
August 22 - December 2, 2022SPED 506 -
Characteristics and Assessments of Young Children With Disabilities
College of EducationHybrid
January 9 - April 28, 2023SPED 466 - Language Development, Diversity, and DisabilitiesCollege of EducationTBD
January 9 - April 28, 2023SPED 508 - Methods of Instruction and Assessment of Young Children With DisabilitiesCollege of EducationTBD