Special Education Endorsement at Greenville University
If you’re a teacher with a valid Professional Educator License (PEL), you can earn concurrently valid Special Education endorsement. Enhance your teaching skills and advance your career in the high demand field of special education. This summer, Greenville University’s GET SET (Summer Endorsements for Teachers) program offers convenient online classes toward endorsement. Curriculum occurs conveniently online by passionate faculty and includes a field experience (practicum) to meet Illinois State Board of Education requirements.
A prerequisite to the endorsement is the completion of an Exceptional Child course. The endorsement also requires successful completion of the LBS I content area test.
The endorsement coursework can be applied towards a master's degree in Special Education at Greenville University.
Greenville University’s School of Education is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).
This endorsement is offered during our special summer start.
Special Education Endorsement Course Requirements
- EDUC 514 Characteristics of Disabilities
- EDUC 511 Special Ed Methods & Materials
- EDUC 518 Assessment of Exceptional Children
Visit the Online Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.
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A ESL endorsement enhances your marketability and advances your career to assist a population with a growing need. Convenient summer classes move you toward an in-demand endorsement when it’s easiest for you.
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Empathetic, personal faculty members guide your path toward advancement, enabling you to successful teach those for whom English is not their primary language.
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Invest in Your Future
Courses that lead to endorsement help you realize your goals at a price you can afford. Credits you earn count toward GU’s graduate degree in special education.
Accreditation & Reputation
GU’s School of Education is accredited through the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE). Both undergraduate and graduate programs have earned a reputation for excellence, producing teachers of excellence.
The Faith Perspective
GU integrates faith-centered values and ethics to aid teachers in helping students holistically.
Designed with Teachers in Mind
NEW online summer course schedules occur when you are out of the classroom and before you go back in.