Endorsements and Early Childhood Education (ECE) License Area

Gifted and Talented

The minimum requirement for a Gifted and Talented endorsement is an educator license, teaching experience, and a minimum of 16 hours of approved university coursework or competency based equivalent. To convert quarter hours to semester hours multiply the number of quarter hours by .666.

Complete the following:

1. Gifted and Talented Endorsement Application

2. Please place the course number in the box to indicate that the minimum requirement in each area has been met. Each box must have a course number for the requirement to be satisfied.

3. Acceptable lines of evidence include:

  • Approved professional development
  • University or college course work
  • Clearly demonstrates competency

For more information, please contact moya [dot] kessig [at] schools [dot] utah [dot] gov (Moya Kessig), Curriculum Coordinator, at (801) 538-7742.

Send the highlighted transcript, $25 processing fee or $35 for State Approved Endorsement fee, and completed application to:

Utah State Office of Education
Teaching and Learning - Endorsements
250 East 500 South
PO Box 144200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-4200