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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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DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
January 9 - April 28, 2023SPED 514 - Principles of ABA and Experimental Analysis of BehaviorCollege of EducationTBD
January 9 - April 28, 2023SPED 522 - Advanced Procedures in Special Educator as ConsultantCollege of EducationTBD