College of Education > Academics > Counseling & Special Education > Graduate Programs > Special Education (MEd) > Concentration Requirements > Pre-Service Special Education (PSE)
A transcript evaluation will be completed upon admission to the program. If deficiencies exist, they must be completed prior to student teaching.
Student Teaching is the culminating clinical experience in the student's program. All students in teacher preparation programs must meet the following requirements before applying for student teaching:
Academic requirements (above) due one quarter before expected quarter of student teaching.
Clinical requirements (above) are completed as course requirements.
Individual school districts may have additional requirements (application, training, background check, etc.)
Registration in student teaching requires completion of all requirements and procedures listed in the college core section.
Please note that the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) may change the State licensure and endorsement requirements at any time and without prior notice.
All individuals licensed by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) are required to complete licensure tests specific to their teaching license. Requirements are subject to change per the discretion of ISBE.
Special Education students must complete the following tests:
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