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The Tennessee Employment Standard

Best Practices for Identifying and Teaching the Gifted Learner

2016 Tennessee Employment Standard

June 20-July 1, 2016

Details about the 2016 Employment Standard sessions and speakers are forthcoming.

Join us for a two-week, intensive workshop exploring the nature and needs of academically gifted learners, including those who are low income and culturally different. Each day will encompass meaningful learning experiences, lectures from national experts in gifted education, and opportunities to interact with other education professionals. Practice methods  for differentiating curriculum and strategies to meet the needs of gifted students.

*For Tennessee residents, the successful completion of this two-week program and assignments results in satisfying the Tennessee employment standard in gifted education. You will be awarded a document that indicates the employment standard has been met. Please check with your district before registering to be sure they will accept Vanderbilt’s Employment Standard contact hours for employment in your district. This workshop does not constitute course credit from Vanderbilt University or an added endorsement in Gifted Education. Frequently asked questions about licensure, housing, logistics, etc.

Summer 2016 Registration

Cost: $1,275 per person two weeks* OR $775 one week – includes all course materials, lunch, and parking.
*Note that participants must attend both weeks to be eligible for the standard.
Location: Vanderbilt University’s Wyatt Center
Cancellation Policy: A minimum number of participants is needed to hold this event. Participants may cancel up to five business days prior to the workshop. All cancellations are subject to a $50 service fee. Your cancellation must be received in writing via fax or email.