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Gifted and talented education courses for professional educators

Professional educators have the opportunity to influence and improve the lives of their students. To have the greatest impact, however, teachers must be equipped to deal with the various abilities of students in their classroom, including the unique needs of gifted and talented learners.

Gifted and talented learners require educators who understand their academic, social and emotional development. You can gain important insight into identifying and supporting the diverse needs of exceptional students with our gifted and talented education courses.

Our courses are designed to help professional educators develop key skills for their classroom. These courses examine critical topics such as how to identify the characteristics of gifted and talented learners, the various types of learning models for gifted and talented learners and effective evaluation and assessment tools for gifted and talented learners.

Our courses cover crucial topics for gifted and talented educators, including:

  • How to enhance critical thinking skills in gifted and talented learners.
  • An overview of special populations of gifted and talented learners.
  • How to support, guide and assist exceptional learners.
  • The relationship among giftedness, talent, and creativity.

Additionally, our courses can help you learn how to interpret assessment results to develop an individual plan for exceptional students. These courses might also help you meet certain criteria for potential recertification, endorsements and professional development.

Take an individual course for your own personal growth or as a part of one of our degree plans. If you plan on transferring credits earned with us to an outside educational institution, it’s important that you check with them first to determine if credits are transferrable.

Our goal is to help professional educators continue their education with courses that fit into their busy schedules. You can pursue gifted education online, with courses you can take from the convenience of your home. Call 866.484.1815 or request additional information to learn more about course options.

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Transferability of credit is at the discretion of the receiving institution. It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by another institution of the student's choice. Individual courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

It is the student's responsibility to confirm whether or not credits earned at University of Phoenix will be accepted by employers and/or applicable licensing agencies.

Although our Continuing Education for Teachers courses are accepted by some state agencies in the United States toward teacher certifications and endorsements, this may not be the case in all states or foreign jurisdictions. If you plan to use courses for certification or endorsement, please check with your own state agency and your school district for applicability. Continuing Education for Teachers courses are not intended to apply to degree programs at University of Phoenix. These courses are not eligible for federal financial aid.

While widely available, not all courses are available in all locations or in both online and on-campus formats. Please check with a University Enrollment Representative. More information about admissions requirements can be found in the Academic Catalog.