High Ability Education K-12 Endorsement
This endorsement requires an applicant to have, or earn concurrently, an endorsement in a subject or field. The endorsement requires a minimum of 18 semester hours related to the education of learners with high ability and a minimum of 90 hours of related clinical experience, including experience at both elementary (K-6) and secondary (7-12). The Practicum (EDU-704) needs to be completed last for this endorsement.
EDU-697 Theories of Intelligence and History of Gifted Education – 3 hours
EDU-700 Social and Emotional Characteristics of High Ability Learners – 3 hours
EDU-701Critical and Creative Thinking in High Ability Education – 3 hours
EDU-702 Social and Emotional Needs of High Ability Students – 3 hours
EDU-702 Profiles of High Ability Students – 3 hours
EDU-704 Practicum (hours must be equally divided between K-6 and 7-12 settings) – 3 hours
Endorsement portfolio is required.