2019 PROGRAM DATES SET!

WINTER PROGRAM:

January 12-February 9, 2019.

SATURDAY GIFTED STUDIES: APPLICATION DEADINE NOVEMBER 15, 2018!

Grades 2-3 Rock Your World!

 

 Grades 6-8 Circuits and Such:

 

 

SUMMER PROGRAMS:

DAY PROGRAM FOR YOUNG GIFTED STUDENTS: JUNE 10-14, 2019

*LEADERSHIP STUDIES PROGRAM: JUNE 17-22 

SUMMER GIFTED STUDIES PROGRAM: JUNE 23-28

SUMMER PROGRAM FOR ACADEMICALLY TALENTED YOUTH: JULY 7-26

*The leadership program will begin on a Monday and end on a Saturday this year.  All OTHER programs in the summer begin on a Sunday and end on a Friday.

What's New!

PARENTING GIFTED CHILDREN WORKSHOPS FOR WINTER

January 19: Discipline and the Gifted Child

January 26: Competitiveness and Competitions

February 2: Acceleration Myth Busters

Please click the link above to register for these informative workshops.  Workshops are open to adults who care for gifted students in the home or in an educational setting.  Please spread the word!

 

SAVE THESE DATES:

June 1, 2019: Duke TIP State Ceremony

June 21-23, 2019: 40th Anniversary Celebration 

Our 40th Anniversary revolves around the idea of FAMILY!  We invite former students, counselors, teachers, and their famiies to join us for the closing ceremonies of the Leadership Program, a family fun day, and the official 40th anniversary reception.  More details coming this spring!!!

 

 GRADUATE PROGRAMS:

We offer a variety of programs for individuals seeking to learn more about gifted education.  Courses are offered in a "chat"/online format.  Course assignments can be turned in independently, but we still see each other every week through video conferencing to discuss all that we are learning.  Call us today to find out more!!

Online and Hybrid Degree Plans for Gifted Education:

MASTER'S PROGRAM

SPECIALIST PROGRAM

DOCTORAL PROGRAM

Licensure Only

Certification in Gifted Education

Specific training for teachers is offered to those needing certification in the area of gifted education. The following five graduate courses are required for certification:

SPE 560 Characteristics of the Gifted and Talented

SPE 661 Methods and Materials in Teaching the Gifted

SPE 662 Curricula Development for the Gifted

SPE 663 Programming for the Atypical Gifted

SPE 664 Practicum Gifted

 Contact us today to take the first step of your journey in gifted education.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Social Media Shout Out

Thank you  to Mississippi Moments for Recording this Oral History Interview with Dr. Karnes in 2004!:

 

 

Please follow us on these social Media Outlets:

Facebook: @FAKgifted

Twitter: @usm_gs

Look for these #s:

#FAKCGS - general news about the center

#FAKCGSsummer - Summer Gifted Studies

#FAKCGSleadership - Leadership Studies

#FAKCGSAT - Summer Program for Academically Talented Youth

#FAKCGSsaturday - Saturday Gifted Studies

#FAKCGSday - Day Program for Young Gifted Students

#SMTTT - For all things Southern Miss