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The Intervention Specialist: Mild/Moderate 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. Jason Fruth, Ph.D.
Department of Teacher Education
377 Allyn Hall
3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy
Dayton, Ohio 45435-0001
Ph: (937) 775-2636
email: jason.fruth@wright.edu

Intervention Specialist Program

Wright State University - Lake Campus Mild/Moderate - Moderate/Intense Program Schedule

Greenfield Ohio Program

Greenfield Cohort Schedule

Directions to Greenfield / Miami Trace      

35 E toward Washington Court House
Exit 22 – Hillsboro
Right at stop sign
Right at light (or stop sign) 1/4 to 1/2 mile on left is Miami Trace Board of Education

1400 US Route 22 NW
Washington CH  43160
(740) 335-3010 till 4:30 p.m.

You will see the Fayette County Services Center building.  Drive to the right of the building to the back – passing the Child Care Center sign.  You will see two long metal buildings parallel to each other.  The class is held in the building on your right.  Park in the only designated areas.  There are two doors.  The one in the middle of the building is best if it is unlocked.  The other one gains entrance to the Child Care Center.

Go to second floor
Approximately 55 minutes from WSU Dayton Campus

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 licensure exams 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

(Special Education)

The Intervention Specialist - Mild/Moderate 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 an 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 Mild/Moderate Needs (K-12). Please consult with a Teacher Licensure advisor in the college’s Office of Student Services for current information.

Section I Required for Master's Degree
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 6610Curricula, Methods, and Materials to Teach Students with Mild to Moderate 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 6730Student Teaching in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate Needs OR8
EDS 6710Practicum in Special Education: Intervention Specialist Mild/Moderate Needs4
EDS 6990Professionalism and Ethics in Special Education3

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
ED 6100Mathematics Instruction for Intervention Specialists3
Program information last modified Wednesday, 22nd August, 2012 @ 02:32pm