Academically and Intellectually Gifted Certification
Program Highlights & Benefits
Upon completion, you are recommended for AIG Certification
Focuses on theoretical foundations and practical applications of teacher leadership
No special computer skills required, user friendly format
Current school teachers who wish to add on the Academically/Intellectually Gifted Education (AIG) Add-on Licensure Certification by completing non-degree, graduate level coursework.
What You Learn
The AIG Add-on Licensure Certification includes 12 semester hours focusing on theoretical foundations and practical applications of giftedness.
How You Learn
Fully Online: You will log into Blackboard to complete assignments, participate in online discussions, and complete group activities. While there are no face-to-face meetings, some of the activities may include chats, discussion boards, recorded and/or live webinars, and various web links for viewing. Your classes will operate in Blackboard and each semester’s final projects will be submitted in an electronic portfolio in Taskstream. Upon full acceptance to the online program you will be required to complete online certification to verify your proficiency in an online environment.
Upon completion of the two 6-credit hour courses, students will be recommended for AIG licensure. Students receiving AIG licensure can implement AIG strategies into their classroom instruction, support other teachers within a (site or district) in the planning and implementation of AIG strategies through coaching and modeling, and/or collaborate with their respective district in the planning and implementation of the AIG curriculum.
Students must hold at least a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution with a minimum 2.50 grade point average for all coursework beyond high school. Three years of teaching experience is strongly recommended. All candidates, upon successful completion of the coursework will be recommended for licensure in North Carolina. Individual candidates outside of North Carolina will need to contact their state Department of Public Instruction for information concerning reciprocity and specific licensure requirements.
|MTCI 677||Philosophy, History and Methodology of Curriculum and Instruction for Teacher Leaders-Academically/Intellectually Gifted Education||6|
|MTCI 681||Leading Differentiation Strategies for Diverse Populations||6|
|Total Credit Hours:||12|
This is not an official schedule and your cohort may take these courses in a different order.