The graduate certificate in gifted and talented education is designed for teachers looking to develop and implement creative teaching strategies for advanced learners in the K-12 setting. This 15-hour program is perfect for educators at all levels: classroom teachers, guidance counselors, and administrators wishing to improve the learning environments of their students.
This program is a K-12 licensure attached to an existing license in general or special education. It meets the requirements for Arkansas Licensure in Gifted and Talented Education. The Additional Licensure Plan (ALP) should be planned in conjunction with the program coordinator who assists students in developing study plans that meet licensure requirements.
Note: May also be listed as “Teaching Gifted and Talented Online – GC”.
- Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, with a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75 (4.0 scale) or 3.0 in the last 60 hours; or Master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a 3.0 GPA
- Favorable recommendation from faculty in the program
- Completed College of Education Biographical Data Sheet
- Valid teacher license; contact program coordinator for exceptions