Finding the time to get new G/T teachers trained can be challenging. This 30-hour package was created to get your new teachers started as quickly as possible! It’s five courses in one, taught by one of the leading minds in gifted education, and available online 24/7.
30 Hour Core Training for New Gifted Teachers
Great training is the foundation for great teaching. That is why we developed the “30-Hour Core for Educators of the Gifted and Talented,” taught by Joyce Juntune, Ph.D. This course provides the foundational knowledge necessary for working with gifted students. You will learn what intelligence is, how the brain works, how to develop creativity in your students, how to spot a gifted student, and so much more. This package is 30 hours of training, covering core topics including:
- Nature & Needs of GT (6 Hour)
- Social and Emotional (6 Hour)
- Developing Creative Thinking (6 Hour)
- Differentiation of Curriculum (6 Hour)
- Screening, Assessment, and Identification (6 Hour)
Dr. Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. Dr. Juntune earned her master’s degree in curriculum instruction from St. Cloud University and her Ph.D. in educational psychology from Texas A&M University.