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2020-2021 Governors State University Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Governors State University Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Special Education Endorsements

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Endorsement Coursework

The College of Education offers to those holding initial licensure in Early Childhood, Elementary, or Secondary Education, a series of four courses required for the Learning Behavior Specialist 1 (LBS1) endorsement added to the initial license. Once the courses are successfully completed, the student must pass the ILTS LBS1 Content Exam and submit course transcripts to ISBE to add the endorsement to their initial license.

Director of Special Education

The College of Education  at Governors State University offers the following ISBE approved courses for the Director of Special Education Endorsement on an Illinois professional educator license. In order to obtain the endorsement, you must meet the ISBE licensure requirements outlined at For more information on the process to obtain this endorsement, please contact the program advisor Carla Johnson, at 708.235.3989 or email

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