30 GT Clock Hours
Irving Independent School District
June 23 & 24 and July 9 & 10, 2014
8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Registration is now open. Click on the courses listed below to register.
What is the 30 Clock Hours?
Prior to assignment in the program, teachers who provide instruction and services that are a part of the program for gifted students have a minimum of thirty (30) clock hours of staff development that includes nature and needs of gifted/talented students, assessing student needs, and curriculum and instruction for gifted students. (19 TAC 89.2(2))
Teachers who provide instruction and services that are a part of the program for gifted students receive a minimum of six hours annually of professional development in gifted education. (19 TAC 89.2(3))
ALL of the following sessions are state required trainings for teachers of gifted learners:
June 23 - Nature & Needs
June 24 - Creative & Critical Thinking
July 9 - Differentiation
July 10 - Social & Emotional Needs
June 16 - July 16 - Identification & Service Design (optional for Kindergarten) (2 hours)
July 1 - August 1 - Assessments for the Gifted Learner (4 hours)