Cost: $39
Modules: 5
CPE Credit Hours: 12

Enrollment includes:

  • Free, one-year TCEA membership for each participant ($49 value)
  • TCEA digital badge
  • TCEA certificate sent via email upon course completion

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Understanding and Teaching Gifted Learners

This online, self-paced course examines various factors impacting gifted education in today’s classroom. The course provides engaging strategies and resources you can use to create a rigorous classroom environment that challenges and grows your gifted and talented students, as well as all students, in a variety of learning situations.

In this course, you will develop a deep understanding of what it means to be gifted, learn how to effectively identify students who would benefit the most from gifted services, and meet the needs of gifted students in the classroom with an array of methods to enhance instruction.

As a bonus, this course meets the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students six (6) hours of annual professional development (19 TAC §89.2(3) and TAC §233.1). Based on local district approval, you can use this course to satisfy this requirement. TCEA also offers 12 hours of CPE credit for this course.


Why Learn with TCEA?

  • Our courses are streamlined for efficient and lasting learning.
  • We share ideas and resources that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.
  • We also offer ideas and techniques based on years of experience in professional development, integrating educator feedback to always meet the needs of course participants.


Self-Paced, Online Course

Understanding and Teaching Gifted Learners is a self-paced, online program. Participants can begin anytime and go at their own speed throughout the program. Upon enrollment, you will receive a program invitation email from TCEA’s learning management system that will give you access to the self-paced course. Within the course, you will find modules that must be moved through in sequential order.

GT Hours: 6 (satisfies required six hours)