TKES 1, 4, 5: Assessment in Teaching Gifted (SD20-004)
Credits: 5 CEUs/PLUs / Tuition: $275 / Non West Ga RESA Fee: $375.00
Status: OPEN / Maximum Size: 20
Instructor: Katie Thompson
Date: 7/15/2019 thru 9/15/2019 Time: 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location: - Online Class N/A, Ga (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 7/8/2019


Course Description

This course is for teachers preparing for the Gifted In-Field certification endorsement.  It is one of four courses required by the Georgia Professional Standards Commission for adding the endorsement for Gifted In-Field to a Georgia Teaching Certificate. The purpose of this course is to demonstrate knowledge of the unique learning needs of gifted learners and the major instructional goals appropriate for meeting those needs.


  • Can standardized tests accurately predict mental performance in students?
  • What are accurate predictors of a student's creative ability?
  • How can teachers determine a student's level of academic motivation?
  • What tools are available for school systems to identify giftedness in students?
  • What legal and ethical issues must be considered in testing students?
  • How can the performance and products of learners be equitably rated?

Target Audience: Special enrollment criteria applies. 

In the four course sequence candidates must successfully complete the Characteristics of the Gifted course as a prerequisite for any of the other courses and Curriculum and Program Development for Gifted as the final course.  

Minimum Class Size: 10

Class Notes

Payment Due Date: 7/15/19

Payment should be submitted online after registration or sent to the following address:

West Georgia RESA
ATTN: Kerri Felder
99 Brown School Drive
Grantville, Georgia 30220

Make Checks Payable to West Georgia RESA 

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***Cancellation Policy***

We accept cancellations up to 10 days before a scheduled class. After this date, registrants will be charged and are welcome to send a replacement if they cannot attend. No-shows will be responsible for full payment.