Academic Catalog 2024-2025

Slippery Rock University

Gifted Education, Endorsement

This program is a 12-credit, graduate-level program leading to a PDE endorsement in Gifted Educaiton. This program will be offered for already certified Level I or Level II educators who wish to add this endorsement to their PA teaching certificate. Slippery Rock University does not provide the endorsement. Upon completion of the program, educators are eligible to receive the endorsement on their current teaching certifications by applying for the endorsement through PDE using the Teacher Information Management System available at PDE’s website.

To access Endorsement Requirements, please view the Curriculum Guide tab.

Related Links

Gifted Education, Endorsement Program Page

Gifted Education Fact Sheet

Professional Licensure/Certification Page

Curriculum Guide

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Minimum Grade of B required in all coursework
Required Courses
ELEC 646Introduction to Gifted Education3
ELEC 647Identification and Assessment of Gifted Learners3
ELEC 648Gifted Education Models of Teaching3
ELEC 649Gifted Education Curriculum Design and Practicum3
Total Hours12

Important Curriculum Guide Notes

This Curriculum Guide is provided to help SRU students and prospective students better understand their intended major curriculum. Enrolled SRU students should note that the My Rock Audit may place already-earned and/or in progress courses in different, yet valid, curriculum categories. Enrolled SRU students should use the My Rock Audit Report and materials and information provided by their faculty advisers to ensure accurate progress towards degree completion. The information on this guide is current as of the date listed. Students are responsible for curriculum requirements at the time of enrollment at the University.

PASSHE - Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education Institutions

Gifted Education Endorsement (Code 919E)
Revised 8.29.23