Teachers who work with gifted learners must be provided with professional development support based on a plan outlined within a school district’s Scope and Sequence for Gifted Education. Also, teachers whose primary responsibility is teaching gifted learners must have, or be working towards earning, an Arizona Gifted Education K-12 Endorsement.
- Requirements for Gifted Education, K-12 Endorsements
- Application for Certification
- All Arizona Endorsements
- Educator Certification Website
On-Line Gifted Classes
2014 Phoenix Desert Summer Institute ~ Gifted Strategies K-10
In conjunction with the Phoenix Desert AP* Summer Institute, we are pleased to offer the following workshop sessions:
|Tucson Session||Yuma Session|
|June 18-21, 2014 (Wed- Saturday)||June 23-26, 2014 (Mon -Thurs)|
|Tucson High Magnet School||Gila Ridge High School|
|400 N. 2nd Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85705||7150 E 24th Street, Yuma, AZ 85365|
|July 14-17, 2014 (Monday through Thursday)|
|Pinnacle High School|
|3535 E Mayo Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85032|
The National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA) and the Program for Teaching East Asia (TEA) at the University of Colorado invite applications for a residential summer institute for elementary teachers.
Texts and Contexts: Teaching Japan through Children’s Literature,
June 22-26, 2014. Application deadline: March 14, 2014.
Using children’s literature, elementary teachers can guide students in explorations of other cultures while helping them develop literacy skills and knowledge of their world. This institute for K-5 teachers will introduce several exemplary works of children’s literature as building blocks for teaching an integrated unit on Japan. Participants will have a unique opportunity to work with scholars of Japanese culture and children’s literature. The institute is limited to 20 eligible teachers to be chosen through a selective application process. Participants will receive travel allowance, room and board, materials, and stipend. See complete details and application at http://www.colorado.edu/cas/tea/ncta/downloads/TCJPSI2014appfillable.pdf.
2014 Parent Institute
The Arizona Association for Gifted & Talented (AAGT) Parent Institute is a one day event geared towards the needs of Arizona’s parents of gifted and talented children. Our goal is to advocate, educate, and communicate on behalf of gifted learners in the state of Arizona. Your day starts with a dynamic keynote speaker and breakout sessions based on parents’ needs. Also provided is an on-site enrichment program for K-8 students to attend while their parents are in sessions.
Mark your calendar to attend on Saturday, September 27th from 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Location: Grand Canyon University, Antelope Gymnasium
Address: 3300 W Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017