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Master of Arts in Teacher Leader / Gifted Education (P-12)

Program Details

The online Master of Arts in Teacher Leader with a specialization in Gifted Education for grades P-12 allows teachers to work with students who have shown academic promise but need help succeeding to the next level of learning.  Through the core curriculum, teachers develop knowledge, skills, and dispositions to be effective educators in their own classrooms, to enhance the professional growth of their colleagues, and to affect school-wide change.  Teacher Leaders judiciously gather and analyze information and data from multiple sources; effectively identify and address students’ learning needs; critically think about how to improve teaching and learning; and cooperatively work with others within and beyond the school to help all students achieve their fullest potential.

Requirements

  • Submit official transcripts with undergraduate degree posted and official transcript if graduate coursework was completed
  • Students must have either a 2.75 undergraduate GPA, a 3.0 on the last 30 hours of coursework, or a 3.5 on 15 hours of graduate work
  • Please answer the writing prompt using critical thinking, communication, collaboration and creativity
  • If you are certified in a state other than Kentucky, submit a copy of your teaching certificate

Accreditation & Licensing

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Council of the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)