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

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

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Enroll into the Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education program. Enroll now into the Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education program by filling out the Intent-to-participate form.

This summer we are offering SED 532 Developing and Implementing Programs for Learners Who are Gifted

This course prepares participants to build effective cohesive programs for gifted students, with direction provided by Maine Chapter 104 and the National Association for Gifted Children Program Standards. Topics include: program philosophy, goals & objectives; program models; identification procedures; curriculum and instruction; addressing atypical giftedness; grouping for instruction; teacher preparation; parent involvement; coordination between regular and special school programs; prevention of emotional problems; secondary vs. elementary programs; program advocacy and program evaluation.

Register for the our Summer 2018 course by filling out our Summer 2018 Registration Form.

 

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Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
Theo Kalikow Education Center
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Farmington, Maine 04938
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Office of Graduate Studies
University of Maine at Farmington
111 South Street
Farmington, Maine 04938