The ICTS Learning Behavior Specialist I Test is used to determine teacher certification in the state of Illinois. It is a multiple-choice, criterion-referenced, objective-based test of 125 questions. The test is divided into six main subareas: Foundations and Characteristics; Assessing Students and Developing Individualized Programs; Planning and Delivering Instruction; Managing the Learning Environment and Promoting Students' Social Interaction and Communication Skills; Working in a Collaborative Learning Community; and Professional Conduct, Leadership, and Growth.
There are 25 different test objectives in the ICTS Learning Behavior Specialist I Test. These objectives outline the fundamental concepts of the material. Within each objective are more detailed descriptive statements that describe the skills necessary to succeed as a learning behavior specialist. A combined score of 240 or higher on the ICTS Learning Behavior Specialist I Test is considered passing. A score for each subarea is mailed with the total score four weeks after the test date.
Last Updated: 06/26/2014