This certificate is designed for professionals who are interested in working with gifted children. Students completing this certificate fulfill the requirements for add-on endorsement in gifted education for currently-licensed teachers.
This graduate certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis.
For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.
Total credits: 21
|EDCI 621||Introduction to Gifted and Talented Learners||3|
|EDCI 622||Curriculum Differentiation for Diverse Learners||3|
|EDCI 623||Models and Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners||3|
|EDCI 624||Assessment, Identification, and Evaluation of Gifted Learners||3|
|EDCI 625||Contemporary Issues and Trends in Gifted Education||3|
|EDCI 626||Action Research in Gifted Education||3|
|EDCI 627||Advanced Practicum in Gifted Education 1||3|
One year of successful full-time teaching in an accredited public or non-public school may be accepted in lieu of the EDCI 627 Advanced Practicum in Gifted Education (VA Licensure Regulations for School Personnel, 1998).