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 six ISBE approved certificates in LBS II: behavior intervention specialist, transition specialist, multiple disabilities specialist, curriculum adaptation specialist, assistive technology specialist and bilingual specialist. For more information about the LBS II program and about applying, please contact Michelle Parker Katz at mparker@uic.edu.

Courses

DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
June 14 - August 4, 2021SPED 515 -
Transition Planning and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities, Part I
College of EducationOnline Asynchronous
June 14 - August 4, 2021SPED 522 - Advanced Procedures in Special Educator as ConsultantCollege of EducationOnline Synchronous
August 23 - December 3, 2021SPED 509 - Educational Implications of Learners with Low-Incidence and Multiple DisabilitiesCollege of EducationBlended
August 23 - December 3, 2021SPED 516 - Transition Planning and Vocational Programming for Students with Disabilities, Part 2College of EducationBlended
January 11 - April 30, 2022SPED 510 - Advanced Curricular Adaptations for Learners with Significant and Multiple DisabilitiesCollege of EducationBlended
January 11 - April 30, 2022SPED 578 - Classroom-Based Inquiry InternshipCollege of EducationBlended