The Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education is designed for practicing educators interested in pursuing opportunities in teaching gifted and talented students.

This is a graduate certificate program that supports the coursework required for Maine’s Endorsement 690.  Please check with the Maine Department of Education for additional requirements for a Maine’s Endorsement: Gifted/Talented Teacher.

Completion of this Certificate requires the following four UMF courses:

  • SED 530 Identifying and Educating Learners Who are Gifted
  • SED 531 Curriculum and Instruction for Learners Who Are Gifted
  • SED 532 Developing and Implementing Programs for the Gifted Learner
  • SED 533 Teaching Critical & Creative Thinking in Gifted Programs & Classroom Settings

Click here for course descriptions

Enroll in the Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education program

Enroll now into the Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education. All courses are offered using a blended format, with a combination of face-to-face class meetings and online study.

Register for a course in this program

Click on the Summer 2019 Registration Form to register for a Summer 2019 course. Registration opens March 11, 2019 for M.S.Ed and Certificate graduate students. Click here for information on Summer 2019 courses:

Contact Us

Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
Theo Kalikow Education Center
186 High Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
tel 207-778-7502
fax 207-778-8134
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gradstudies@maine.edu

Mailing address:
Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938