Talented & Gifted (TAG) Education Certificate Program
Pacific University’s Center for Gifted Education offers an 11-credit certificate program for teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals and parents who want to learn more about meeting the needs of gifted children. The Talented and Gifted Certificate program includes an introduction to gifted education, social and psychological foundations of gifted education, and classroom strategies are followed by a practicum where participants apply their knowledge and skills. Each class is offered either 100% online or in a blended format. Blended courses meet for three half -day Saturday sessions each semester. The remainder of the coursework is conducted online to allow students more flexibility and convenience. Students may enter the program during any semester.
|Section||TAG Education Certificate Requirements||Credit Hrs|
|EDUC-581||Introduction to Gifted Education||
|EDUC-582||Classroom Strategies for Talented & Gifted Education||
|EDUC-583||Social & Psychological Foundations of Gifted Education||
|EDUC-584||Practicum in Talented & Gifted Education||
Students may enter the Talented and Gifted Certificate Program in the spring, summer, or fall semesters. The program is open to teachers, counselors, paraprofessionals and parents.
Students enrolled in Pacific University’s Advanced Programs (MEd) should see their advisor. All other students may register by downloading the Non-Degree Seeking Student Registration form at http://pacificu.edu/registrar/forms/documents/Non-Degree_Seeking_Student_Reg_Request_000.pdf. Send the completed form to Jennifer Bridgewater at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For More Information
Contact Person: Ann Matschiner, TAG Program Coordinator
Contact Person: Diana Watkins, Associate Director of Graduate & Professional Admissions
Phone: 503-352-1435 or 877-722-8648 ext. 143