Developing Effective State Policies for Gifted Education
The 2nd edition of NAGC's A Guide to State Policies in Gifted Education is now available in the online Bookstore. This edition is a downloadble PDF for easy navigation throughout the document and with links to the actual policy.
Summary Description: -Teach a class of about 20 students in the context of an integrated curriculum, possibly with a teaching partner -Commit to the academic and social mission of The School, which encompasses differentiation to meet the needs of a diverse community -Collaborate in the design and implementation of an integrated curriculum -Keep careful anecdotal and assessment records and use them to write accurate, comprehensive student reports -Fulfill duties, responsibilities and commitments as outlined in the faculty handbook, "Teaching at The School at Columbia University" -Participate fully in the active and rich life of the school -Engage in ongoing communication with parents/guardians
Minimum Qualifications: -B.A./B.S. degree or an equivalent degree or educational qualification from an accredited college or university -At least two years of full-time teaching experience in K-8 public or independent schools beyond student teaching -Strong skills sets in literacy, mathematics, social studies, and meeting the social and emotional needs of children -Strong verbal and written communication skills -Wide-ranging intellectual and educational interests -Commitment to equity and justice including knowledge and skills related to cultural competencies-Familiarity with new technologies
Preferred Qualifications: -Advanced degree in a related field-Knowledge of Spanish
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