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Gifted Intervention Specialist

The Gifted Intervention Specialist endorsement program prepares teachers to teach gifted and talented students (K-12) in Ohio.

Is this program for you?

    • You want to develop, teach and supervise curricula and services for students identified as Talented or Gifted in Ohio K-12 schools.

    • You want to add the Gifted Intervention Specialist endorsement to your current license(s) or advance your knowledge by completing the M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Talent Development.

    • You want to understand the needs, current issues, and effective methods for providing services for students identified as Talented or Gifted in Ohio K-12 schools.

    • You want an endorsement that will help you obtain employment.

What courses are in this program?

Course Numbers and Titles

Credit Hours

EDIS 650:  Nature/Needs of the Talented


EDIS 651:  Curriculum Development for the Talented


EDIS 652:  Development & Supervision of Programs for the Talented


EDIS 653:  Guidance & Counseling for the Talented                                            


EDIS 654:  Creativity Studies for Teachers of the Talented


EDIS 796:  Internship for Talented Programs or Talented Education Internship

(This internship must be taken at Ashland University)


Total Hours


Where can you take courses for this program?

Graduate classes are offered in face-to-face, hybrid (combination of face-to-face and online) and online formats. Online classes have no face-to-face meetings, but may meet for synchronous classes sessions throughout a given semester or term. While not all courses are available online, many can be found in hybrid formats.


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