Illinois MS Special Education Certification and Exam Requirements
In Illinois, completion of this program leads to a Learning Behavior Specialist I (LBS I) endorsement.
1) Content Exam for Illinois Certification: ILTS Learning Behavior Specialist I (155)
2) WGU Program Required Exam : Praxis 5543 Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications. You must pass this exam to graduate from this program if you matriculated into the MS Special Education program on or after 9/1/2011.
Those who matriculate in the MS Special Education program after March 1, 2010 will complete 240 in-class clock hours of supervised practicum in elementary and secondary special education classrooms as part of their capstone project.
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