​Gifted & Talented Add-On Certification (014)

​Applying to the Program

You do not need to apply to UW-Stevens Point for acceptance into the add-on certification program; however, you do need to send a letter of intent, and copy of your current teaching license and transcripts to the UWSP School of Education for consideration in the program and for evaluation to determine if any of the courses could be waived.

Application Review: Applications to the Gifted and Talented Certification Program will be reviewed three times per year. Decisions will be made within two weeks of the application deadline. Applicants will be notified by US Postal Mail.
Application Deadlines
February 1
April 1
September 1
Required Application Materials

1.    Letter of Intent (1-2 pages) explaining why you are interested in teaching gifted children and pursuing this license (include the following information). 

Note: Please address your letter of intent to Christine Gould, Gifted & Talented Education Coordinator.
  • A brief introduction of who you are
  • Complete contact information (including phone and email)
  • Your current position and certifications
  • Certification you are seeking and at what grade levels
  • Why do you have an interest in gifted and talented education
  • Are you currently teaching?
  • Where do you work and in what capacity?
  • Number of years experience teaching
  • Basic demographic information
2.    Copies of ALL Transcripts
3.    Copy of current Teaching License
Send all application materials to:
Cathy Scheder
Outreach Program Manager
CPS-Continuing Education, CPS 100
UW-Stevens Point
Stevens Point, WI 54481
For additional course information or to register for these courses once you have been accepted into the program, please visit  the CPS-Continuing Education website at: www.uwsp.edu/cps/conted and select courses and the appropriate semester or contact Cathy Scheder, outreach program manager, at cscheder@uwsp.edu or call 715-346-3801.

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