July SEOH News

SEOH Program Manager

The SEOH program is excited to announce that Lesley Sawhook has joined our department, and is now serving as the SEOH program manager. Her duties are student advising, key assessment coordination and course instruction. Lesley has a Masters degree in Special Education and has a 19 year history of working in the public school setting as an intervention specialist for students with multiple disabilities. Lesley has previously taught special education and general education courses online for 10 years as well as served as a mentor for incoming faculty for another university.

Summer Z-Term

SEOH students taking EDP 595 in Summer II are reminded of the following dates: Tuesday, July 12 is the last day to web register; July 14 is the last day to drop without a grade; July 26 is the last day to drop with a "W" grade.

Summer Graduation

M.Ed. students intending to graduate this summer are reminded to submit their degree completion paperwork by the July 15 deadline. Students may review the required information outlined in the SEOH Graduate Research Projects Canvas site. Please contact the SEOH program office to request the necessary documents for submission.

Autism Spectrum Disorders Certificate

Students pursuing their Mild-Moderate license and/or our master's degree in Special Education may also be interested in pursing a graduate certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders. The certificate consists of 4 non-sequential fully online courses. No additional application is required. Please visit the website to learn more.

Fall 2016 Courses

Continuing coursework this fall? The SEOH program utilizes the fall sprint Q-term. Q-term begins September 12. There will be three live sessions; the first session is September 24. The entire 2016-2017 academic year live session dates are posted on our site. Registration for the fall semester is available in BannerWeb. Please consult your plan of study to confirm which (if any) of the available fall courses are needed to satisfy your individual program requirements. Contact the One Stop office if you have any issues regarding registration.

Licensure to M.Ed.

Any currently enrolled, licensure-only program student who has yet to enroll in her or his 12th credit hour is still welcome to apply for the M.Ed. in Special Education. Students who apply to the master’s program after taking 12 or more credits may not count more than the most recent 12 credits towards their degree. Please contact the SEOH program office with any questions about this university requirement.

Licensure Information

Students completing their licensure requirements this summer will apply for the Intervention Specialist license via the Ohio Department of Education. ODE will verify course requirements with Miami University. For assistance, please contact the Office of Educator Licensure at (614) 466-3593 or toll-free at (877) 644-6338. Additional licensure assessment information is available on our SEOH licensure resource page.

Keep in Touch

If you’re completing your program this summer and taking an intervention specialist position this fall – congratulations! Also, please let us know about your new positions in the field.

You are welcome to continue using your @Miami.edu email address after completing the SEOH program. You may also forward your Miami email to another account of your choice by updating the forwarding address in your Google mailbox settings. Any email sent to your UniqueID@miamioh.edu address will automatically be forwarded to this account. [Miami strongly recommends that you not forward @Miami email to another account while you are a Miami student.]

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