GIFTD-AC - Gifted Education
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This advanced certificate program (Academic Plan: GIFTD-AC) is designed to provide educators with a solid background of expertise in gifted education, enabling them to work effectively with exceptionally capable learners, and to take leadership roles in the field. In addition to satisfying NYS certification requirements for 12 credits of coursework and field hours for the Gifted Extension certificate*, successful completion of this program will result in an advanced certificate degree in Gifted Education and an institutional recommendation for the Gifted Extension certificate.
*NYS certification in Gifted Extension requires a valid base NYS teacher certification and a passing score on the Gifted Content Specialty Test (CST).