Understanding Giftedness – Course for Administrators and Counselors (6-Hour)

Home/Uncategorized, PDF Catalog/Understanding Giftedness – Course for Administrators and Counselors (6-Hour)

Understanding Giftedness – Course for Administrators and Counselors (6-Hour)


Presenter: Dr. Joyce Juntune, Texas A&M University 
Core Area: Social Emotional, Nature Needs 
Grade Level: Elementary & Secondary 
Hours: 6

Understanding gifted children is serious business. They sit in our schools and sometimes go unidentified or remain underserved. Understanding the nature and needs of gifted students empowers teachers to meet their needs and prepare them for success.

Add to Cart or Click Here for District Pricing

SKU: JJUN-176 Categories: ,


In Dr. Joyce Juntune’s Understanding Giftedness, administrators and counselors receive a six hour course that packs the experience, and insight of one of Texas’ leading educators on Gifted and Talented into a straightforward, comprehensive presentation. 

In this course, you will learn:

  • Where giftedness comes from
  • What it means to be gifted
  • Gifted and talented vs. the High-achiever
  • How to engage the gifted
  • How to motivate G/T students

…plus much more!

This course is aligned with 2016 ODE Teacher Competencies d, e, and NAGC Teacher Preparation Standards 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 5.5.

Dr. Juntune is a renowned consultant, trainer, professor, and lecturer with more than 45 years of experience in the field of education. She is an instructional associate professor at Texas A&M University, and she teaches graduate-level courses in her expert areas of intelligence, child and adolescent development, educational psychology, giftedness, and creativity. She has focused the majority of her career on the areas of intelligence and gifted and talented education. Dr. Juntune has served as the executive director for the National Association for Gifted Children and the Institute for Applied Creativity at Texas A&M University.

Additional information

Core Area




Grade Level



Go to Top