Intervention Specialist: Visual Impairment Licensure

  • Learn to Teach Students With Visual Impairments
  • Tuition Support Available
  • Online Coursework

Are you a licensed Ohio teacher or Intervention Specialist looking to expand your competencies?

Equip yourself to better meet the needs of diverse learners and increase your professional marketability by adding the Intervention Specialist: Visual Impairment license to your credentials through the Ohio TVI Consortium Program.

Download the brochure

For more information about the program, download the brochure (PDF) or contact Amy Jo Queen at (740) 351-3073 or

How to Apply

We are accepting applications for Summer 2019. Application deadline is March 1, 2019.

The TVI IS:VI program is a selective admission program and acceptance is not guaranteed. Students will be notified of acceptance by mid-April.

Application requirements

  • Complete an Application for Graduate Admission (PDF)
  • Submit ALL former degrees from accredited institutions
  • Evidence of an overall GPA of 2.75 or greater
  • Copy of teaching license
  • Two letters of reference from educational or professional sources
  • Personal statement including professional goals (1-2 pages)

All application requirement documents should be sent to:

Shawnee State University
Graduate Center
940 2nd Street
Portsmouth, OH 45662

For questions regarding the admissions process, please contact:

Bobbi Massie
Graduate Center Administrator
(740) 351-3177

This program is coordinated by Shawnee State University with support from the Ohio Deans Compact

TVI Consortium Member Institutions

  • Shawnee State University (lead)
  • Bowling Green State University
  • Youngstown State University
  • Rio Grande University
  • Mount Vernon Nazarene University

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