The Special Education Learning Behavior Specialist (LBS) II program is designed for candidates who want to deepen their understanding of special education interventions and services through collaboration and personal reflection. 

The following are Special Education, LBS II endorsements offered by Northeastern:

  • Special Education, LBS II - Behavior Intervention Specialist (BIS)
  • Special Education, LBS II - Curriculum Adaptation Specialist (CAS)

Credit hours required: 15 per endorsement or 27 for dual endorsement 

Admission Information

The program admits students for the fall and spring semesters.

Program Benefits

Northeastern offers flexible day, evening and weekend classes.

Students get personalized attention from skilled professors in small class sizes, and gain connections to internships, career fairs and conferences.

Northeastern offers an affordable tuition and convenient urban locations accessible by car or public transportation.

Completion of the Special Education-LBS II Endorsement(s) will satisfy all standards for teacher licensure as required by the Illinois State Board of Education. Northeastern Illinois University has not made a determination as to whether this education degree program meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in any of the other 54 U.S. states and jurisdictions. Specific requirements for licensure or certification in states other than Illinois vary from state-to-state. In some cases, you may need to take additional coursework or exams to meet individual state requirements and/or you may need to complete background checks.

Career Options

The Special Education LBS II endorsements prepare special education teachers for leadership roles in the areas of curriculum and/or behavioral supports. 

Academic Catalog Information

Take a closer look at the at the Special Education, LBS II endorsements and the courses offered in the program.

Special Education, LBS II Endorsements

Department and Contact Information

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact the Department of Literacy, Leadership, Development and Special Education.

Literacy, Leadership, Development and Special Education

About Northeastern

Northeastern Illinois University is home to students from all corners of the world and is one of the most ethnically diverse universities in the nation. Our small class sizes, flexible schedules and dedicated faculty can help you succeed in your studies.

We offer an education with value.

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