The Advanced Studies in Teaching and Learning (ASTL) program incorporates National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) guidelines to help teachers think and practice as leaders and board-certified educators. Designed for teachers with one or more years of teaching or education-related experience, this program prepares professionals interested in working with gifted children. Currently licensed teachers may complete this certificate to fulfill requirements for add-on endorsement. This program may only be pursued on a part-time basis.
This program requires intensive supervised clinical experiences for one semester in accredited elementary or secondary school.
- Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution
- A minimum 3.00 GPA on a 4.00 scale in baccalaureate study
- Goals statement
- Official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
- Two recommendation forms
- Current resume
School Accreditation Statement
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges