Gifted Education Endorsement Preparation - Non-Degree
School of Lifespan Development and Educational Services
405 White Hall
The Gifted Education Endorsement Preparation non-degree program will prepare students to obtain the Gifted Intervention Specialist (K-12) endorsement. Completion of the coursework is a prerequisite to being recommended by Kent State University for licensure, and licenses are granted by the Ohio Department of Education. Students in this program will learn about gifted learners, their unique needs, and the application of educational psychological principles to the education of gifted learners.
The non-degree program is not a master's degree program. Students interested in obtaining a teaching license and a master's degree from Kent State University must also be fully admitted into the master's degree program and complete the prescribed coursework on the master's degree prospectus, in addition to courses that are prescribed here for licensure.
Fully Offered At:
- Kent Campus
- Bachelor degree from an accredited institution
- Minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.000 scale
- Official transcript(s)
- Valid standard teaching certificate, or provisional or professional teaching license from the State of Ohio
|EPSY 63531||CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOR GIFTED LEARNERS||3|
|EPSY 63532||GIFTED PROGRAM DESIGN, ASSESSMENT AND ADMINISTRATION||3|
|EPSY 63535||SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL ASPECTS OF THE GIFTED AND SPECIAL SUBPOPULATIONS||3|
|EPSY 63540||NATURE AND NEEDS OF GIFTED CHILDREN||3|
|EPSY 63545||INSTRUCTIONAL PROCESSES FOR GIFTED CHILDREN||3|
|EPSY 64892||ADVANCED PRACTICUM: GIFTED AND TALENTED EDUCATION||3|
|Minimum Total Credit Hours:||18|
- Must maintain a minimum 3.000 overall GPA
- Minimum 3.000 overall GPA
Prior to program completion, the candidate must demonstrate proficiencies in the following areas (including but not limited to): Data literacy and analysis, use of research and assessment data, leadership and collaboration, utilizing and supporting appropriate technology for the discipline, and application of professional dispositions, laws and policies, codes of ethics and professional standards appropriate to their field of specialization.
Candidates seeking Ohio teaching licensure are required to pass specific requirements in order to apply for licensure from the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). Students should consult the Educational Psychology program area for specific program requirements and refer to the Ohio Department of Education - Educator Preparation website for more information on assessments specific to licensure type.