Gifted Endorsement - Characteristics of the Gifted - (Cohort 1) Houston County FY18 (END18076)
Credits: 5 / Tuition: $0 / No Show Fee: $0.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 30 / Current Applicants: 30
Instructor: J Jacobsen C. Selph
Date: 8/29/2017 thru 10/17/2017 Time: 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Location: Gifted Resource Rm - Houston County BOE Perry, GA (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 8/30/2017


Course Description
This is the first of the three required courses for the Gifted Endorsement.

Instruction is designed for teachers seeking a certification endorsement in gifted education for the purpose of teaching gifted students in grades K-12.  The teachers will be required to administer state and local regulations, policies, and procedures for implementing special programs for gifted students.  Candidates will receive instruction in cognitive development, learning styles, concepts of creativity, and principles of learning. 


Enrollment must be approved and submitted by Professional Learning Coordinator. Please click on the following link to print and complete the Endorsment Application Form needed for approval.  Endorsement Application  

Please have your Professional Learning Coordinator (Sharon Moore) sign this form and send directly to Middle Georgia RESA, 80 Cohen Walker Road, Warner Robins, GA  31088.  Also, attach a copy of your Teaching Certificate.

In addition to the paper application, registration must also be submitted online.  Scroll down to start your application below.

Class Notes
Characteristics of Gifted -- 10 sessions -- 50 hours 

Characteristics of the Gifted provides an overview of gifted learners and special populations. Cognitive, social-emotional, and behavioral characteristics of gifted students necessitate different instructional design. This course will address methods by which the unique characteristics can be addressed in instruction and learning environment. This course also addresses the instruments used in the process of identifying and serving gifted students.

Dates:        Aug 29, 31 (Thurs OL)  

                   Sept 5 , 7 (Thurs OL), 12, 19, 21 (ThursOL), 26, 28 (Thurs OL)

                   Oct. 3

Times:        4:30 – 9:30 p.m.  (Dismissal usually takes place earlier.)

Location:   Gifted Resource Room (GRR), BOE, 1100 Main St., Perry, GA  31069 (just to the right of Bld D)

Instructor: Jan Jacobsen & Cathi Selph

This class has been closed.

Registration Policy:

Registration for courses must be received online prior to the registration deadline. Space is limited and is based on first come, first serve basis. Your registration status will remain pending until we receive the registration fee and approval from your system Professional Learning Coordinator. The registration fee must be submitted immediately. We currently accept credit cards (except American Express), cash, checks, or money orders.  If mailing your fee, please make payable to Middle Georgia RESA and send to:   

Middle Georgia RESA
Attn: Christina Pearson
80 Cohen Walker Drive, B-228
Warner Robins, GA  31088

For Substitute Teacher Training, we only accept cash or debit/credit cards (except American Express).

Registration Fees are posted for each course.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation for any course must be received prior to the registration deadline. Registration fees are refundable only if cancellation is received by the registration deadline. Any cancellations received after the deadline will not be accepted and fees will not be returned. If cancellation is not made and registrant does not attend the course, the status will be "No Show" and payment will still be required.

Dr. Juli Alligood, Executive Director
MGRESA 80 Cohen Walker Drive, RM228, Warner Robins, GA 31088
Phone: 478-988-7170 Fax: 478-988-7176       E-Verify #: 470112