Intervention Specialist Mild to Moderate Needs Second License
A program for currently licensed teachers seeking to teach in grades K-12 with mild/moderate educational needs in a variety of settings. Rigorous coursework focuses on creating effective learning environments, special education law and policies, teaching career and daily living skills, assessment and teaching children with mild/moderate educational needs, and more.
Course work may be applied to licensure in this area. 12 additional hours of reading, including three hours of phonics, and any prerequisites must be taken prior to taking EDIS 535, 541, and 548. The M.Ed. is 30 credits plus prerequisites. The 2nd licensure program is 19 credits plus prerequisites. An initial teaching license is required and a current certificate in first aid and CPR is strongly recommended at time of program completion.
Is this program for you?
- You already have a teaching license, but want to be part of a growth area. The number of special education teachers is expected to increase by 17 percent from 2008 to 2018, which is faster than the average for all occupations. (US Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2010-11 Edition)
- You want to effectively collaborate and communicate with all stakeholders of students with disabilities in Ohio K-12 schools.
- You want a second licensure program with hours that can be applied to the M.Ed. Curriculum & Instruction: Intervention Specialist Mild-Moderate degree.