(105 ILCS 5/21-2a)
(from Ch. 122, par. 21-2a)
(Section scheduled to be repealed on June 30, 2013)
Required instruction for all teachers.
After January 1, 1999, the State Board of Education shall ensure that the
curriculum for all approved teacher preparation programs includes, and that all
prospective teachers pursuing Early Childhood, Elementary,
Secondary, or Special certificates receive,
instruction on the psychology of,
the identification of, and the methods of instruction for the exceptional
child, including without limitation the learning disabled. This instruction on
exceptional children may be provided in one concentrated course or may be
integrated among other courses within the teacher preparation program as shall
be determined by the State Board of
This Section is repealed on June 30, 2013.
(Source: P.A. 97-607, eff. 8-26-11.)