8/14 Gifted and Talented (GATE) Certification Courses 9/18-3/19


University of California San Diego

Gifted and Talented (GATE) Certification Courses

In partnership with San Diego Unified School District (SDUSD), the Department of Education and Behavioral Sciences (DEBS) at UC San Diego Extension is pleased to offer a blended onsite/online two-course series of professional development trainings in Gifted and Talented Education (GATE). The GATE series will begin in September and will conclude in March, 2019.

Features of the program include:

·       Focus on Brain-Compatible Teaching and Learning; Socioemotional Needs; and Differentiated Instruction for diverse gifted learners

·       SDUSD priorities incorporated into trainings, including working with parents and communities

·       Courses to be offered in a blended format: onsite at SDUSD and online through Extension’s Blackboard platform

·       Low cost: $200 per course, for a total cost of $400 for the series

·       All course materials provided without charge to teachers

·       Concierge service provided by DEBS (registration, enrollment, etc.)

·       Salary-scale applicable academic credit for completing the series

Please join us on September 12, at 4:00 pm for a brief Information Session to be held at Ballard Center, Room 5, 2375 Congress Street, 92110. For additional information and questions, please contact Morgan Appel, Director, at mappel@ucsd.edu or Amy Duncan, Program Manager at aduncan@ucsd.edu.

For more information and registration instructions go to GATE website:  https://www.sandi.net/staff/gifted-and-talented-education-gate/gifted-and-talented-education-gate