Teacher Certification and Endorsement in Gifted Education: Past, Present, and Future
Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education
State department of education directors of gifted education were surveyed in order to determirie the current status of certification/endorsement requirements in the United States. Responses from each of the 50 slates are included in this paper. Fewer than half of the states have requirements specific to gifted education for certification/endorsement. Those criteria that do exist are reported and dispiayed graphically, and a discussion of the importance of and need for certification/endorsement and periodic review is presented.
Gifted Child Quarterly
Karnes, F. A.,
Whorton, J. E.
(1991). Teacher Certification and Endorsement in Gifted Education: Past, Present, and Future. Gifted Child Quarterly, 35(3), 148-150.
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