Montclair State University is pleased to offer a certificate program in gifted and talented education to New Jersey's teachers, gifted and talented program coordinators and administrators.
12 credit hours comprised in 4 courses - (3 credit hours each course)
CURR 546: Education of the Gifted and Talented
June 25 - July 12, 11:10 am to 2:35 pm
3 week graduate level course focusing on the components necessary for planning and implementing programs for gifted and talented students. Students will become familiar with identification procedures, instructional strategies and materials leading to successful gifted and talented programming. Various disciplines incorporated into the gifted and talented curriculum, the organization of such curriculum and the pedagogical factors that influence the teaching of the gifted and talented will be examined.
CURR 547: Developing Gifted and School-wide Enrichment Programs
August 6 - 17 & August 23, 1:00 - 5:00 pm
Hybrid Course - partially on-line
Examine the various program options available for the instruction of gifted students and critique them from the perspective of "internal consistency." This course explores definitions of giftedness for various programs, provides a historical overview of each based on research and examines related issues of identification of students as well as the curriculum to be provided. Programs included will be the Renzulli Schoolwide Enrichment Model, the Betts Autonomous Learner Model and the Schlichter Talents Unlimited Model, among others.
CURR 548: Meeting the Social and Emotional Needs of the Gifted
August 6 - 23, 9:00 - 12:10 pm<
North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission