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The Intervention Specialist: Moderate/Intense licensure and degree program is offered at the graduate level. Individual programs of study can be completed on either a part-time or full-time basis. 

Contact Information
Dr. James Dunne, Ph.D.
Department of Teacher Education
327 Allyn Hall
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001 Ph: (937) 775-3919
email: James.dunne@wright.edu


Highly qualified Status for NEW Special Education Teachers.

Teacher candidates interviewing for positions in the grade 7-12 arena in intervention specialist/Special Education and who expect to teach multiple subjects exclusively are considered highly qualified if they pass the licensure reading test in addition to the special education test. They will be considered highly qualified in language arts.

Districts may hire them and allow them two years from the date of hire to become highly qualified in the other subjects they teach.This is not only for grades 7 and 8 but 9-12. ODE is suggesting new Intervention Specialists/Special Educators take and pass the licensure exams.


Contact the Intervention Specialist/Special Ed Program



INTERVENTION SPECIALIST - MODERATE/INTENSIVE
(Special Education)

The Intervention Specialist - Moderate/Intensive program of study provides a multiage license and a Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree.

Candidates not having an undergraduate degree in education may have to take a prerequisite sequence of classes in order to be eligible for a license. Please see a Teacher Licensure advisor for details.

After successful completion of the licensure portion of the program and passing the state board of education examination(s) required for teacher licensure, students are eligible for an Ohio provisional Multiage license in Moderate/Intensive Needs (K-12). Please consult with a Teacher Licensure advisor in the college’s Office of Student Services for current information.

Course #
Course Title
Credit Hours
EDS 6510Foundations of Special Education3
EDS 6530Learners with Exceptionalities3
EDS 6550Special Education Research & Analysis3
EDS 6570Instructional and Behavioral Management Skills for Intervention Specialists3
EDS 6590Assessment Skills for Intervention Specialists3
EDS 6400Education of Children with Medical, Physical, Sensory, and Autism Spectrum Exceptionalities3
EDS 6420Curricula, Methods, and Materials To Teach Students with Moderate to Intensive Educational Needs3
EDS 6630Introduction to Assistive Technology and Augmentative Communication3
EDS 6650Transitions of Students with Exceptionalities3
EDS 6670Collaboration for Inclusion3
EDS 6690Clinical Practice in Remediation3
EDS 6480Student Teaching in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive Needs OR:8
EDS 6460Practicum in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Moderate/Intensive Needs4
EDS 6990Professionalism and Ethics in Special Education 3
TOTAL HOURS REQUIRED40-44


Required for Initial Licensure
Course #
Course Title
Credit Hours
ED 6600Teaching in the American Educational System3
ED 6700Student Learning and Motivation3
EDT 7860Educational Applications of Computers3
EDS 6100Science Content Standards for Intervention Specialists3
EDS 6110Social Studies Content Standards for Intervention Specialists3
EDS 6120Math Content Standards for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6020Reading and Literacy I: Background and Tools for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6030Reading and Literacy Instruction II: Content Literacy Tools for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6040Instruction in Word Study and Phonics for Intervention Specialists3
ED 6050Literacy Assessment and Intervention for Intervention Specialists3
ASL 1010Beginning American Sign Language I4
Program information last modified Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 @ 02:32pm