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For Current JMU Students

Gifted K-12 Education Add-On Endorsement

The Gifted Education Program is designed to enable both pre-service students at JMU and veteran educators to complete the approved Virginia Add-on K-12 Gifted Education Endorsement, which supplements most programs of studies leading to an initial license in education.

Students complete four courses and use their student teaching experience to complete the endorsement program.  The graduate level coursework is offered entirely online.  Courses are offered as 8-week block courses with two each in the Fall and Spring semesters.

REQUIRED COURSES * CREDIT HOURS OFFERED
EXED 560 The Nature & Needs of Gifted Learners 3 Fall
EXED 565 Instructional Methods in Gifted Education 3 Spring
EXED 660 Curriculum Design in Gifted Education 3 Summr - 1st 6 weeks
EXED 665 Trends and Issues in Gifted Education 3 Summer 2nd 6 weeks
* Students submit documentation of the student teaching experience to finalize the endorsement process.

CONTACT INFORMATION
Program Coordinator:
Dr. Laura Desportes
desporlx@jmu.edu
540.568.2276
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