positions by short-term, emergency certification. Short-term,
emergency certification shall not be renewed.
(c) The State Board of Education is authorized to use
peremptory rulemaking, in accordance with Section 5-50 of the
Illinois Administrative Procedure Act, to place into the
Illinois Administrative Code the certification policies and
standards related to special education, as authorized under
this Section, that the State Board has been required to
implement pursuant to federal court orders dated February 27,
2001, August 15, 2001, and September 11, 2002 in the matter of
Corey H., et al. v. Board of Education of the City of Chicago,
The State Teacher Certification Board shall
categorically certify a special
education teacher in one or
more of the following specialized categories of
the special education teacher applies and qualifies for such
(1) Serious emotional disturbance.
(2) Learning disabilities.
(4) Mental retardation.
(5) Orthopedic (physical) impairment.
(6) Traumatic brain injury.
(7) Other health impairment.
(Source: P.A. 92-709, eff. 7-19-02.)
This Act takes effect upon