Fall 2021 Gifted Endorsement Courses
EDUC 5600: Learning Development and Individual Learning Differences in Gifted Education and EDUC 520R: Questioning & Critical Thinking
We are ready to start registration for the Fall 2021 Gifted and Talented Endorsement Classes: EDUC 5600 – Learning Development and Individual Learning Differences in Gifted Education (Required Course) and EDUC 520R – Questioning & Critical Thinking (fulfills the elective course requirement for the endorsement). Interested teachers may take this class to begin, or continue, their required coursework toward the Gifted and Talented Endorsement.
This class will be held by virtual meetings via Google Meet. The class begins on August 19, 2021 and ends on December 9, 2021. Classes will be held from 4:30 pm until 8:00 pm each Thursday. Teachers can access this class from their homes and will not need to travel.
- SEDC: There is a charge of $210.00 per endorsement class taken through SEDC (if you are planning on your District/Charter to pay for this charge, please contact them and receive approval prior to registering).
- Utah Valley University: UVU charges $15.00 per credit for class credit. EDUC 5600 is a 3-hour course ($45.00) and EDUC 520 R is a 2-hour course ($30.00). There is a one-time admission fee of $35.00 if you have never taken a class from UVU.
Here is SEDC’s LINK to register for the class and to distribute to others. (This link will only register you with SEDC you will also need to complete UVU registration for college credit).
Please refer to the documents below to register at UVU for credit. We are encouraging teachers to complete the admission, registration, and payment of fees processes prior to the beginning of class.
If you plan on taking this course and receiving the Utah Gifted and Talented Education Endorsement, you must receive college credit, you must register through UVU for the class by carefully following the attached instructions. If you have previously completed the admission process, then all you need to do is go online, follow the registration instructions, and then pay the course registration fee. If this is the first UVU endorsement class that you have taken, then you will need to first complete the admission instructions and then register for the class. Register NOW since you have only 3 weeks from the start of class to complete the registration process.
John Allan is the UVU Endorsement Program Coordinator. If you have concerns and/or questions related to UVU admission or registration, he is the person to contact. His contact information is as follows: John W. Allan, Endorsement Program Coordinator-Utah Valley University, School of Education. Email: JohnA@uvu.edu Phone: (801) 863-7614