Online Gifted Endorsement - Assessment & Program Implementation (NEHS Cohort) Course 3 (END21092)

Credits: 5 / Tuition: $350 / Non Middle Ga RESA Fee: $400.00 / No Show Fee: $50.00
Status: CANCEL / Maximum Size: 25 / Current Applicants: 0
Instructor: Karen Mitcham
Date: 2/9/2021 thru 5/18/2021 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online class, (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 8/7/2020

Course Description
This is the last class of the three required online courses for the Gifted Endorsement.


 I. Course Description 

Assessment & Program Implementation for the Gifted provides an overview of the various assessment tools used to identify the gifted learner, as well as, an overview of program models utilized to create enriching environments for gifted students. The course also prepares participants to use various types of classroom assessments appropriately to meet the needs of gifted students.

II. Rationale 

The responsibilities of teachers of gifted students include the identification of candidates for this program.  In order to accomplish this task, they must be able to select, administer, and interpret assessment instruments that meet the requirements specified by the standards set forth by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. Teachers of gifted students must also be able to use a wide variety of classroom assessments to meet the unique learning needs of their students. In addition, teachers must design, implement, and evaluate effective gifted programs.

III. Course Objectives and Outcomes 

This course will address the following course objectives and outcomes as aligned to the Council for Exceptional Children Standards specified by the Professional Standards Commission (505-3-.21). 



Required Text:
Heacox, D., & Cash, R. M. (2020). Differentiation for Gifted Learners (DGL) Minneapolis, MN : Free Spirit. 
Coil, C. & Merrit, D. (2011). Solving the Assessment Puzzle. Pieces of Learning.  

Coil, Carolyn, 2009. Teaching Tools for the 21st Century. Pieces of Learning. Marion, IL.  
Click here to purchase:   
Susan Winebrenner, M.S. with Dina Brulles, Ph.D.  Teaching Gifted Kids in Today’s Classroom - Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use (Updated 4th Edition)

Delisle. J. & Lewis. B. (2003). The Survival Guide for Teachers of the Gifted Kids.  (provided in course)
Class Notes

This class has been cancelled.

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
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Warner Robins, GA  31088

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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.