Endorsements

Students with an Illinois Professional Educator License in the MEd Educational Studies program are eligible to pursue the following endorsements.

Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsements

The endorsements enable students to teach in a bilingual and/or English as a second language setting.

Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) Endorsement

The LBS1 (Learning Behavior Specialist 1) special education endorsement is for teaching students with a wide range of disabilities in several instructional delivery models that include teaching in inclusionary settings through consultation and collaborative teaching.

Middle School Endorsement

The College of Education offers courses that lead to a Middle School Endorsement for current undergraduate and graduate students in licensure programs. An individual who is already licensed must be a current UIC student or must take the courses as a non-degree student through the Office of Continuing Education.

Reading Teacher Endorsement

Students earn this Illinois endorsement to become qualified as a subject-level expert in reading.