Midland University - Fremont, Ne

High Ability Learner Endorsement

Promote the success and well-being of every high ability learner.

Why earn your High Ability Learner (HAL) Education Endorsement?

  • Gain the skills and confidence to teach all levels in your classroom across the spectrum of abilities
  • Every district requires HAL endorsed educators and supports their growth
  • Earn 18 credit hours at the graduate level

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All Learners Benefit with HAL Endorsed Teachers

Program outcomes:

  • Understand and implement strategies and procedures to identify high ability learners
  • Be able to guide all high ability learners, including those with complex learning situations like dual-language, twice exceptional, at risk and underachieving
  • Design cognitively complex learning experiences for high ability learners
  • Support the professional development of other HAL educators in your school
  • 90 clinical hours with experiences in primary and secondary settings

Classes Start in Early June

Program Details

One Hundred Percent OnlineComplete in 12 monthsGraduate level coursework

Program of Study - 18 Credit Hours

HAL 500Introduction to Educating High Ability Learners4
HAL 510Psychology of Giftedness4
HAL 520Programming for the High Ability Learners3
HAL 530Administration and Supervision of High Ability Learner Programs3
HAL 530HAL Internship/Study Seminar4*

*90 hours of internship/practicum experiences may be completed with your district and will include both elementary and high school endorsements

Midland is applying and meets all the requirements for the High Ability Education endorsement and is awaiting final approval by the Nebraska Board of Education in August 2019.

Program Cost: 18 Credit Hours x $315 per Credit Hour = $5,670

Connect with an advisor to discuss payment options and student loan eligibility

Application Deadline is May 1, 2019

The first step in applying to Midland University is the online application. Here, you will start to tell us more about your background, and you will create a login to upload all your supporting documents and see your admissions status at any point. 

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