Beginning Teacher Pathway
Beginning teachers adding the endorsement to an initial license must satisfy the requirements for the license which include:
24-36 semester hours in Gifted courses and passage of the following PRAXIS exam Gifted Education. (Please see assessment and course information below)
Teacher with Existing License Pathway
Teachers seeking to add the endorsement to an existing NM teaching license of any level can either:
- Passage of the following PRAXIS exam Gifted Education; and Earn 12 semester hours of credit in Gifted coursework. (Please see assessment and course information below)
Accepted Gifted Education Coursework
The licensure bureau will review all courses with Gifted Prefix. (A syllabi or course description may be requested).