Title

Teacher Certification and Endorsement in Gifted Education: Past, Present, and Future

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-1-1991

Department

Curriculum, Instruction, and Special Education

Abstract

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.

Publication Title

Gifted Child Quarterly

Volume

35

Issue

3

First Page

148

Last Page

150