Certificate: Gifted Education Endorsement

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Program Description

This PDE-approved Gifted Education Endorsement certificate program is designed to prepare certified instructors in the content, pedagogy and dispositions necessary for teaching gifted learners. It is intended to improve a teacher's skills in dealing with complex classroom settings and is added to existing Level I or Level II certificates (but is not required to perform service in these areas). 

Program Adviser

Dr. Diane Nettles

Delivery Mode

Global Online (100% online delivery)

Clearances

Pennsylvania Act 24, 34, 114, 131 and 151 clearances (or appropriate clearances for non-Pennsylvania residents) are required for field-based course registration but not admission. Applicants may be admitted to the program but will not be able to register for field-based courses until all of the up-to-date clearances are submitted.

Curriculum

Course Credits
EDU 701  Foundations of Gifted Education 3
EDU 702  Instructional Design and Strategies for Gifted Education 3
EDU 703  Assessment and Identification of Gifted Students 3
EDU 705  Program Models for Gifted Education: Service Delivery Options 3
Total 12

Program Webpage

https://www.calu.edu/academics/graduate/certificates/education/gifted-endorsement/index.aspx