UCSD Extension's Specialized Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education offers training for educators who want to teach and develop programs for gifted and talented students. The program meets training requirements for educators, counselors, psychologists, administrators, and others responsible for GATE (Gifted and Talented Education) program services.
The online program is designed for those new to gifted education and for experienced educators.
|Course Title||Course Number||Units||FA||WI||SP||SU|
|Required Courses (All four courses are required)|
|Teaching the Gifted and Talented: Differentiating the Curriculum||O||O||O||O|
|Teaching the Gifted and Talented: Recognizing Individual Differences||O||O||O||O|
|Strategies for Teaching the Gifted and Talented||O||O||O||O|
|Program Development for the Gifted||O||O||O||O|
|Electives (0 units required - For Professional Development )|
|Differentiation System Design: District Initiatives|
|Differentiation System Design: School Practices|
|Differentiation System Design: Classroom Level|
|Practicum in Gifted and Talented Education||O|
|L=La Jolla M=Mission Valley O=Online U=University City X=Location TBA|
Certificate registration is required to complete the program. Candidates are encouraged to register in the certificate program as early as possible to take advantage of program benefits. See Certificate FAQs for more information.
|Certificate Section ID:||100586||Add to Cart|
|Contact:||Education, (858) 534-9286|
The required coursework offers a comprehensive examination of characteristics and identification, curriculum differentiation, teaching strategies, and program development for gifted and talented students in an online setting. Several courses also feature investigation and study in such specialized areas as technology, serving the second-language gifted student, and underachievement.
All teachers who wish to receive the Specialized Certificate in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) are required to:
The Specialized Certificate in Gifted & Talented Education (GATE) program is offered to help teacher meet educational training requirements for teaching gifted & talented students and to keep teachers informed about recent research and curriculum development in the field.
If you wish to take one of the GATE online courses for professional development without registering for the program, you may do so.