Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

This 21-credit 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.

Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

Policies

For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.

Banner Code: E1-CERG-AGCE

Note: as of catalog publication in April, the program described below has been approved by the Board of Visitors and sent to the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia for consideration as a new degree program.  The university cannot accept applications or enroll students in this program until SCHEV approval has been granted.

Certificate Requirements

Total credits: 21

This certificate may be pursued on a part-time basis only.

Coursework

EDCI 621Introduction to Gifted and Talented Learners3
EDCI 622Curriculum Differentiation for Diverse Learners3
EDCI 623Models and Strategies for Teaching Gifted Learners3
EDCI 624Assessment, Identification, and Evaluation of Gifted Learners3
EDCI 625Contemporary Issues and Trends in Gifted Education3
EDCI 626Action Research in Gifted Education3
EDCI 627Advanced Practicum in Gifted Education 13
Total Credits21