NOTE: We can bring this program to your organization, or deliver it as a cohort. To express interest, submit the request for information form.
Make your mark on the gifted population; enroll in our program to meet the state educational training requirements for teaching GATE students. Enhance your skills in curriculum development and learn techniques to foster the unique talents and learning capacities of GATE students.
The perks of this program go beyond the certificate. Take it to the next level by applying up to nine quarter units from the program toward a Master of Education with an emphasis in Equity and Diversity through the Graduate School of Education at UCR. Not only will you advance your professional career goals, you can immediately apply what you learn in the classroom to enrich the learning experience for your GATE students by cultivating those crucial high-level skills.
Learning Format Online
Duration 12-24 months
*Duration times can vary, talk to your advisor for more information.
Total Units 15 Units
Prior to enrolling, please ensure that you meet the following minimum requirements:
Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited institution
Preliminary Teacher Credential
Transfer up to 9 units to earn a Master's degree.
School: UCR Graduate School of Education
Location: Riverside, CA
Program: Master's in Education (emphasis in Diversity and Equality)
Transferable units: 9 units are transferable from the GATE Certificate
Teachers who currently work with gifted and talented students, or who are interested in working with GATE students.
Identification and evaluation of the gifted student
Methods for encouraging the progress of GATE students
Approaches to enrich curriculum development
Techniques to apply critical thinking skills across content areas
Best Practices for Gifted English LearnersThe class will provide participants the opportunity to design and implement equitable learning opportunities that maximize achievement and academic success for gifted English learners, with a focus on elementary and middle school levels.