Intervention Specialist

Administrative Contact

Candice Hartranft
(847) 965-9040 x1110

Program Description

NTDSE Intervention Specialists are available to Township Schools and NTDSE Programs. Intervention Specialists provide high quality professional development, training, and coaching in evidence -based practices to staff in order to improve student learning.

NTDSE Intervention Specialist are expertly trained in a variety of evidence based practices such as (but not limited to) Applied Behavior Analysis, CHAMPS, Direct Instruction, TEACCH, CPI, AIMSWeb and EXCEL for Data Analysis, and Problem Solving.

Team Approach

NTDSE Intervention Specialists are available to provide support to schools, programs, classrooms, and individual classroom teachers through both coaching and professional development. Intervention Specialist may support students during crisis as needed. NTDSE Intervention Specialists provide service within a collaborative model. They are a member of a multidisciplinary team that develops goals and strategies to be utilized across settings with classroom staff, family, and therapists. NTDSE Intervention Specialists support teachers to develop individualized academic and behavior plans for students as requested.


NTDSE Intervention Specialists are proficient with EXCEL and AIMSweb for student data analysis. They are available to provide support to Teachers in these areas.

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