Gifted and Talented Education

Gifted & Talented Supplemental

The Dual Certificate Program in Elementary and Gifted and Talented Education allows future teachers to obtain TWO teaching certificates:

  • elementary certificate (EC-Grade 6)
  • gifted and talented supplemental certificate

Why be part of the Gifted and Talented Certificate Program at Baylor?

  • Nationally recognized by National Association for Gifted Children and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
  • Only program in Texas that allows students to earn teaching certification in both elementary education and gifted and talented education
  • Adds only three additional courses to the teacher education program plan
  • Provides clinical experiences with both general education and gifted and talented students
  • 100% of graduates pass the TExES exam in gifted and talented education


Sophomore Year | Spring Semester

  • EDP 2350 Teaching Gifted and Talented

Junior Year | Fall Semester

  • EDP 3650 Teaching Associate Gifted Education Part I
  • EDP 4351 Differentiated Instruction

Junior Year | Spring Semester

  • EDP 4352 Exceptionalities

Senior Year | Fall Semester

  • EDP 4650 Internship Gifted and Talented Part I

Senior Year | Spring Semester

  • EDP 4651 Internship Gifted and Talented Part II

For more information and an application for the program, contact:

Dr. Jennifer H. Robins, Coordinator of the GT/EC-6 Dual Certificate Program
Department of Educational Psychology