The Gifted Operating Standards for the state of Ohio have been revised to recognize the importance of supporting professional development for general education classroom teachers.

The requirements for earning a “Teaching the Gifted” certificate include coursework both in the nature and needs of, as well as in curriculum and instruction for gifted students. Both courses can be applied toward a gifted endorsement and built into a master’s program, but only if both are completed for graduate credit.

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Contact Information

If you’d like to offer these courses to teachers in your school district or Educational Service Center, please contact Jim Powell at jpowell1@ashland.edu or 419-289-5078.