Intervention specialist

Mild to Moderate Educational Needs (ages 5-21, grades K-12)

Intervention specialist Chad Hirschy

Students prepare to teach in the area of special education by completing course requirements for the intervention specialist major. This program provide preparation to teach children in grades K-12 with mild/moderate special educational needs, including children with learning disabilities, developmental disabilities and emotional/behavioral disabilities, with emphasis on inclusive practice.  >>>occupational outlook

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A four-year COURSE PLAN is provided as a guideline for course selection leading to an intervention specialist major.

Student Stories

Luke HickeyLuke Hickey’s stellar first season of college baseball made him Bluffton’s first-ever Freshman of the Year in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. While he still has three years of college left, he may already be looking toward another, bigger honor: Teacher of the Year. Off the field, Luke is studying to become an intervention specialist, an area of education he began considering in high school. “I have always thought that teaching would be a good fit for me,” he says. “I took the Introduction to Education class at my high school and loved every second of it.” >>>more

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