Introduction

Interested in adding a Gifted and Talented Endorsement to your certificate? We are beginning to offer coursework to help get you there. The coursework for this endorsement will be offered as graduate courses worth 3 graduate credit hours. Requirements for teachers of Gifted and Talented courses are specified in R. 43-220.

Currently, we are offering Nature and Needs: GT PD Endorsement for Educators to satify the Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented Students requirement.

Individuals who wish to add Gifted and Talented to an existing certificate must meet the following requirements.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Initial or professional certificate at any level
  • Specialized preparation (required courses); 3 graduate credit hours each

Required Course Topics

  • Nature and Needs of Gifted and Talented Students
  • Introduction to Curriculum and Instruction for Gifted and Talented Students