Graduate Teacher Education

Intervention Specialist: Gifted (K-12) Endorsement

The Intervention Specialist: Gifted (K-12) Endorsement (32 Credit Hours) program is designed for licensed teachers who wish to expand their knowledge base and skills set in the Gifted areas.

MAE Core Courses (13 Credit Hours)
EDUC 605 Leading and Learning in a Culture of Change (3)
EDUC 606 Invitational and Inclusive Education (3)
EDUC 608* Critical Pedagogy: The Transformational Educator (1)
EDUC 700 Research Seminar & Project (3)
EDUC 705/706 National Board Certification Process (1+2)
EDUC 710 Practitioner Seminar and Project (3)
MALP 782 Informed Decision Making (3)

Professional Education (12 Credit Hours) 
EDUC 540 Characteristics and Assessment of the Gifted (3)
EDUC 541 Curriculum and Instruction of the Gifted (3)
EDUC 542 Guidance and Counseling of the Gifted (3)
EDUC 543* Collaborative Partnerships for the Gifted (3)

Reading (3 Credit Hours) 
EDUC 527 Reading Strategies for Advanced Readers (3)

Talented and Gifted Practicum (4 Credit Hours)
EDUC 549 Gifted Seminar (1)
EDUC 688 Intervention Specialist Clinical Practice (3)

*Additional field hours are required

For a complete listing of MAE requirements, policies and procedures please refer to the Graduate Catalog (pdf).

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