TITLE 23: EDUCATION AND CULTURAL RESOURCES
SUBTITLE A: EDUCATION
CHAPTER I: STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PERSONNEL
PART 28 STANDARDS FOR ENDORSEMENTS IN SPECIAL EDUCATION
SECTION 28.300 STANDARDS FOR THE LEARNING BEHAVIOR SPECIALIST II (LBS II)
Section 28.300 Standards for the Learning Behavior Specialist II (LBS II)
The "Learning Behavior Specialist II" ("LBS II") is an optional, advanced credential that shall be available beginning January 1, 2003, to holders of professional educator licenses endorsed in any of the areas addressed by Sections 28.200 through 28.230 of this Part. To qualify as an LBS II, an individual shall be required to meet the standards for one or more of the areas of specialization delineated in Sections 28.310 through 28.370 of this Part by completing an approved program.
a) Beginning July 31, 2002, a teacher preparation program or course of study leading to the issuance of a credential in any of these areas shall be approved only if the content of that program or course of study includes material that will enable candidates to meet the applicable standards set forth in Sections 28.310 through 28.370 of this Part.
b) Some Learning Behavior Specialist II endorsements relate to meeting the needs of students with specified disabilities. However, no endorsement of this type shall prohibit a licensee from providing services to students outside the area of specialization encompassed by that endorsement.
(Source: Amended at 38 Ill. Reg. 6313, effective February 27, 2014)