Special Education Minor
A program for Education majors that prepares you to serve the needs of all students and qualify for an endorsement in special education on Illinois Professional Educator License (PEL). Illinois refers to this endorsement as the Learning Behavior Specialist – 1 (LBS-1).
There is a nationwide shortage of special education teachers, at a time when students with different academic, behavioral, and social needs are often overlooked or fall behind. Adding a special education minor to your education major can help you address this important need in the ﬁeld.