College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

School of Education

School of Education

Intervention Specialist

Program Description

The University of Cincinnati K-12 Intervention Specialist Licensure is designed for individuals who need an initial license as well as for individuals who currently hold a valid teaching license in an area outside of special education (e.g., Early Childhood, Middle Childhood, Language Arts, etc.).

Program of Study, for Initial License

  • SPED 3008 Curriculum and Instructional Strategies
  • SPED 4013 Assistive Technology & Universal Design for Learning
  • SPED 3006 Assessment and Curriculum Planning MM
  • SPED 3007 Promoting Positive Behavior
  • SPED 2001 The Law, Visioning and IEP
  • SPED 4015 Internship Mild to Moderate (full time 12 weeks)
  • SPED 4016 Student Teaching Seminar MM
  • LSLS 3012 Language and Foundations of Literacy
  • SPED 3004 Teaching Reading and Writing in Content Areas
  • SPED 4014 Critical Issues MI
  • SPED 3010 Instructional Strategies Moderate to Intense
  • SPED 3009 Assessment and Curriculum Planning MI
  • SPED 3012 Language and Foundations of Literacy
  • SPED 4017 Internship Moderate to Intense (full time 10 weeks)
  • SPED 4018 Student Teaching Seminar MI
  • LSLS 2006 Phonics

Quick Info

Total Credit Hours

31-34

Location

Online

Department

School of Education
Special Education

Contacts

Academic and Admission Information
Wendy Riordan
Email: wendy.riordan@uc.edu 
Phone: 513-556-4189

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Program of Study, Licensed Teachers

  • SPED 7013: Universal Design for Learning and Assistive Technology in Special Education
  • LSLS 7001: Phonics Word Study
  • SPED 7004: Teaching Reading/Writing in the Content
  • LSLS 7002: Phonics in Practice: Early Childhood and Special Education
  • SPED 7006: Assessment and Intervention
  • SPED 7001: Overview and Special Education Law
  • LSLS 7012: Foundations of Reading and Writing for Intervention Specialists
  • SPED 7004: Content Literacy, Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
  • SPED 7015: Internship
  • SPED 7016: Seminar
  • LSLS 7027: Theory to Practice: Models of Literacy
  • SPED 7007: Management of Behavior
  • SPED 7008: Curriculum Planning

Pre-requisites:

  1. Initial Teaching License (for licensed teachers)
  2. A cumulative grade point average of 2.8 from all college work attempted

Admission Requirements

  1. Complete the application
  2. Then submit the following documents to the department below
    • Complete a Candidate Information sheet.
    • Complete a Commitment Form.
    • Recommendation from principal or immediate supervisor (on letterhead) (Provided in sealed envelope, with signature of individual across seal).
    • Recommendation from another individual familiar with your success as a teacher (colleague, parent, school psychologist, etc.) (Provided in sealed envelope, with signature of individual across seal).
    • Copies of official transcripts from all college/university work attempted.
    • Copies of all teaching licenses/certificates.
    • Copies of the following reports:
      • BCI report (Please send a copy and keep the original for your records.)
      • FBI report (Please send a copy and keep the original for your records.)
      • Negative TB Test Results (Please send a copy and keep the original for your records.)
    • Complete an Authorization for Release of Records form.
    • Complete a Good Moral Character and Conduct form (please remember to have a witness sign/date this form in the appropriate place)


Attention: Wendy Riordan, School of Education, PO Box 210022, Cincinnati, OH 45221-0022
E-mail: wendy.riordan@uc.edu

Post-Course Requirements:

Ohio Assessment for Educators licensure test