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Licensure Officer

Laura Lag
Phone: (847) 619-8826
Fax: (847) 619-8830

Mailing Address: 
Laura Lag
Roosevelt University
College of Education
Room 517
1400 N Roosevelt Blvd
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Early Childhood Special Education Approval

The State of Illinois requires special approval for those who will teach early childhood classes having children with special needs at the ages and grade level of the type 04 certificate (pre K - grade 3). This approval is available to  individuals holding either an early childhood certificate or a special preschool-age 21 certificate with an LBS I endorsement proveded thfollowing requirements are met:

  1. Successful completion of the following coursework

    * Methods (ECHD 382/482)
    * Assessment (ECHD 305/405)
    * Language Development (ECHD 334/434)
    * Family and Community Relationships (ECHD 309/409

  2. Submission of state Request for Evaluation of Approval Areas of Special Education form  to the Regional Superintendent.