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Overview

The University of Alabama’s College of Education offers courses, which lead to certification to teach the Gifted and Talented. This program includes students who are working towards a master’s degree in special education with an emphasis in the gifted and talented. It also consists of students who already hold a master’s degree and who are just working toward a certification in gifted and talented. Emphasis is placed on experiences that will lead to an understanding of the special nature and needs of students who are gifted and talented, application of a variety of instructional models, and differentiated educational programs.

Program Coordinator: Dr. Jennifer Jolly

Projects

Gifted Education and Talent Development Office (GETDO)
The Gifted Education and Talent Development Office (GETDO) is a research-related office about gifted education and gifted individuals. Additional activities related to research include outreach to families of gifted children, student programming, community engagement, professional development, and materials development.

Summer Enrichment Workshop for Gifted Students (SEW)
Summer Enrichment Workshop, the annual program for gifted and talented students sponsored by the Program for Gifted and Talented in Special Education at The University of Alabama, is embarking on its thirty-ninth year.

Programs

Faculty

Dr. Jennifer L. Jolly

Professor,
Gifted Education
jljolly1@ua.edu
215G Graves Hall

Dr. Kathy Wetzel

Clinical Professor,
Gifted Education
kwetzel@ua.edu
104 Carmichael