Gifted In-Field Endorsement
The Gifted In-Field Endorsement is a graduate level endorsement that currently resides in the Department of Human Services in the College of Education and Human Services. The Gifted In-Field Endorsement enables educators to provide "direct instruction" only in the grade levels and fields of their base certificates. Individuals with this endorsement may serve as a resource teacher for "indirect services" for gifted education in any content area or grade level P-12. Successful completion of the Endorsement for the Talented and Gifted courses leads to the Gifted In-Field Endorsement from the Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC). Working educators choose this program because of its accreditation, quality, and fit with their busy lifestyles. The Gifted In-Field Endorsement’s mission is to: Develop talent, creativity, and critical thinking in individuals with gifts and talents; support cognitive, social, emotional, and wisdom development in individuals with gifts and talents; study the nature, identification, assessment; evaluation of individuals with gifts and talents; and, create curriculum, methods, and materials appropriate for individuals with gifts and talents.
Submit Georgia ONmyLINE application for graduate admission to the VSU Graduate School for admission as a Gifted Endorsement student. Submit application fee. This fee is non-refundable and must be paid online using a credit or a debit card. Hold an undergraduate degree from a regionally accredited college or university Possess current clear/renewable teaching certificate.