B.A. in Early Childhood Education with Illinois Teacher Licensure Preparation
Illinois Teacher Certification & B.A. in Education
Our B.A. program in Early Childhood Education with Illinois Professional Educator Licensure Preparation prepares students for work with young children, birth through grade 3*, in educational settings that require licensure. This track is approved by the Illinois State Board of Education.
Our program highlights include:
Online learning platform
Endorsements and special approvals
Call us at 888.70.KENDALL today for more information about our B.A. in Early Childhood Education with teacher licensure preparation degree program.
State Authorization Statements
Walden University, in collaboration with Kendall College, has become an approved sub-contractor for providing professional development courses which meet the professional development requirements for Illinois licensure. Beginning July, 2015 Illinois teachers can apply Walden University coursework and credits for programs or courses as it relates to their individualized professional development plan. An official Walden transcript meets the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) requirement for documentation of ISBE professional development clock hours.
The Illinois State Board of Education has moved from a Certification structure to a Licensure structure effective June 30, 2013. For more information call the Illinois State Board of Education, Division of Educator Certification, at 217.557.6763
*New Illinois Grade Range for Early Childhood Endorsement:
The Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) is changing the grade range of the Professional Educator License with Early Childhood endorsement from Birth through Grade 3 to Birth through Grade 2, effective September 1, 2019. Restrictions apply and deadlines have been set by the ISBE for anyone seeking to earn Birth through Grade 3. Contact an Enrollment Advisor for more information.