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GiftedandTalented.com Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting the GiftedandTalented.com Privacy Notice. We are committed to ensuring the appropriate collection, use, sharing, and handling of your personally identifiable information, or PII. PII is information that can be used to identify you, or can be combined with other information in order to identify you.

At GiftedandTalented.com, we take the privacy and security of PII seriously. We've provided this Privacy Notice in order to offer you the details you require around the PII we collect about you, no matter what your relationship with us.

Our products are intended for the use by and in conjunction with parents and students. Since this includes students in the grades K-12 range, and due to the increasing focus on the security and protection of personal and student information, our privacy practices comply with applicable domestic and international privacy regulations.

This notice does not cover other organizations' sites that may be accessible via links on our sites. These sites have their own privacy policies and we encourage you to read them.

We may, from time to time, modify this Privacy Notice to reflect legal, technological and other developments. In that event, the changes will appear at this location.

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy and/or your privacy or security measures at GiftedandTalented.com, please contact our Privacy Officer:

GiftedandTalented.com
Attn: Vincent Guzman
9227 Haven Avenue, Suite 210
Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730

Or email us at: privacy@giftedandtalented.com

Please note that this notice applies to individuals who visit our commercial web sites or otherwise interact with us as customers via our web sites, social media, or at events. For details on our additional privacy practices for End-User information, please refer to the End-User Data Privacy section at the end of this notice.

We follow all privacy laws and regulations that are applicable to GiftedandTalented.com in the areas where we do business. You agree that by accessing our web sites or otherwise providing your personal information to GiftedandTalented.com, you accept this notice. It is your responsibility to fully read through this notice. If you do not agree to this notice, you may not access our web sites or otherwise provide your personal information to GiftedandTalented.com.

What is Personally Identifiable Information (PII)?

Personally Identifiable Information, or PII, is information that can identify you, or when combined with other information can be used to identify you

Depending on the service or transaction, the PII that we collect on customers may contain the following categories:

  • First name, last name, and/or initials
  • Personal contact information and/or contact information at your place of business such as email address, phone numbers, or postal address
  • Billing information such as credit card number and billing address

What PII do we collect and how do we use it?

We collect PII, such as contact information or payment information, in order to provide you with the product and/or service requested.

We, or our service providers on our behalf, may collect PII and other information if you access and/or submit PII on one of our web sites or interact with us at an event. You are not required to provide PII, however in order to use certain services, we must collect PII in order for that service to function properly or to provide you with additional information. In general, we collect PII if it is necessary to provide, maintain, and improve the requested service, such as GiftedandTalented.com web sites or process transactions, such as information requests or purchases. It is your responsibility to ensure the integrity of the data you provide to us. You may contact customer service to update your PII.

We limit the use, collection, and disclosure of your PII to deliver the service or information requested by you. We do not collect, use, or disclose PII that is not reasonably related to the purposes described within this notice. Your information may be combined in an aggregate and de-identified manner in order to maintain and/or improve our services.

Depending on the service or transaction, the PII we collect may include information from the following categories:

  • Name, initials or white page information
    On our consumer web sites, we generally only collect your name, initials or contact information when you create an account or purchase a product on our online store. We may also collect your email address. We may also collect this information if you connect with us via your social media account as an existing or potential customer
  • Billing information such as credit card number and billing address
    If you make an online purchase from us, in addition to your name, we may need to collect additional payment information, which includes billing and shipping addresses and credit card data in order to process your transaction. We comply with the most stringent industry practices, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS), when collecting, and processing such information.

What other information do we collect?

We may also collect computer metadata and content to provide, improve, and maintain our products and services.

When you visit and make transactions on our web sites, we collect information without you having to enter it through the use of cookies, web beacons or other tracking mechanisms. This includes information about your experience such as your IP address, operating systems, pages viewed, and time spent. Information may also be collected automatically from you through the use of third party cookies, web beacons, and tracking mechanisms. This information is used to enable the functions of the site, as well as customize, maintain, and improve our web sites. You may disable cookies via your browser or third party mechanisms. However, some features of our services may not functional properly without them. Third party cookies which may be used include:

  • Google: Various including AdWord Conversion, Analytics, Tag Manager, etc.
  • DoubleClick
  • CrazyEgg
  • AdForm
  • Share-A-SAle

If you access our web sites from the European Union, you will be presented with an additional notification regarding cookies and will be provided with an opportunity to approve the use of cookies.

You can change your Web browser's Internet preferences to disable or delete cookies, although that may affect certain functions on this site. To learn how to manage your cookies, please follow the instructions for your specific browser.

If you wish to opt out of the use of data collected on our site to send you targeted advertising during your visits to other websites, go to http://www.aboutads.info/choices or http://youronlinechoices.eu/.


Do we use your PII to market to you?

We may market to you as a customer, depending on your location, however you always have the option to change your marketing preferences.

Depending on your location, we may use your PII to provide you with materials that we believe are of interest. In some locations, such as the European Union, we will only market to you if you request such materials. In all instances, you may choose to change these preferences at any time by contacting our customer service or by sending an email to GiftedandTalented.com's privacy official. We will not share your PII with third parties for marketing purposes unless the organization is acting on our behalf and is contractually bound to only use your PII for those purposes. Please note, whatever preferences you select for marketing, you may still receive some transactional emails related to the services or products you purchase or use.


When do we share your PII with third parties?

In general, we only share your PII in order to provide, maintain, or improve our products or services, or respond to legal requests.

  • Co-branded/Other Web Sites and Features – We may share your PII with third-party business partners for the purpose of providing the Service to you. Those business partners will be given limited access to the PII that is reasonably necessary to deliver the Service, and we will require that such third parties follow the same privacy and security practices as GiftedandTalented.com.
  • Business Transfer – In the event of a sale, merger or acquisition, we may transfer your PII to a separate entity. This entity will be responsible for ensuring that your PII is used only for authorized purposes and by authorized persons in a manner consistent with the choices customers and prospects have made under this notice, and that security, integrity and privacy of the information is maintained.
  • Agents/Service providers – Sometimes we hire other companies to perform certain business-related functions for us. In certain instances, we provide these companies with access to your PII in order for them to perform their functions. However, we limit that access to only information required to perform their specific function, and we contractually require that these organizations follow the same privacy and security requirements.
  • Contests and Promotions – If you participate in a contest or promotion with GiftedandTalented.com, we may use your information to provide, maintain, or improve our services, as well as, where permitted, contact you regarding materials in which you may be interested.
  • Affiliates –In some instances, we may share your PII between with affiliated corporate entities and subisdiaries to provide, maintain, and improve GiftedandTalented.com
  • Law Enforcement – In the event that we receive a legal demand for customer data from a law enforcement agency that request will only be honored if:
    • The request complies with all laws and clearly establishes the legal need for disclosure.
    • The request is related to a specific investigation and specific user accounts are implicated in that investigation.
    • Whenever legally permissible, users shall receive notice that their information is being requested.
  • Non-Personally Identifiable Information: We reserve the right to disclose to third parties non-personally identifiable information about our users and their use of the GiftedandTalented.com websites and related services. We may disclose aggregate data about the overall patterns or demographics of the users of the GiftedandTalented.com websites to third parties.

What privacy controls and choices do we offer you?

You may review and correct your PII by contacting customer service.

  • Reviewing & correcting your information – We strive to ensure that information we have about you is accurate and current. If you want to review the PII you have provided to us, or believe that the information we have about you is inaccurate, you should contact our customer service to review or update your PII.
  • Choice – With limited exceptions, you may choose to change how we use your PII at any time by contacting customer service. However, if the PII is required to provide you with the service or process a transaction, you may not be able to opt-out without canceling the transaction or service.

How do we protect your PII?

Our IT security team has established industry standard security measures to protect your PII from unauthorized access and use.

We take every precaution to protect your information. When you submit personal information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line. We utilize reasonable security measures to protect your PII from unauthorized access and use. We conduct regular scans of all of our applications to prevent and detect any possible security breaches. We recognize that no system is 100% secure, but do everything we can to prevent and mitigate any impact of adverse events.


Can you delete your PII?

You may request, via customer service, that we delete your PII; however it may limit your abilities to use our products or services.

At your request, in some instances, we may delete or de-identify your information. However, you should be aware that doing this may limit your use of our services. For example, if you request the deletion of your account within an ecommerce portal, you may be required to re-enter this information should you wish to make another purchase.


When do we store, transfer or process PII internationally?

Depending on your location, your information may be stored and processed within secure data centers in the U.S., where U.S. law applies. If your data is stored locally, then your local laws prevail.

We recognize and acknowledge current data protection laws in the European Union, Switzerland, and around the world. To comply, we have implemented model clauses within the organization to provide a legal mechanism for transferring data to the U.S.

Any questions or complaints regarding this notice or the collection, use, disclosure, or transfer of PII covered by this notice should be directed to privacy@GiftedandTalented.com.


End-User Data Privacy

As a global provider of digital learning systems, we are deeply committed to protecting the privacy of student data. The GiftedandTalented.com product is designed for students under the age of 13. As such, it complies with COPPA, FERPA, and other applicable privacy regulations. Consent for the collection of student personal information is provided by the customer who purchased access. If you are a student, your educational institution is ultimately responsible for the privacy of your PII. If you have any questions regarding the collection and use of your PII, please contact the appropriate individual at your educational institution.

The following reflects our privacy practices for end-user data within GiftedandTalented.com.

  • When you register, or are registered within GiftedandTalented.com, we typically only collect your name, contact information, limited demographics, and date of birth. Once you begin using GiftedandTalented.com, we collect your performance data including input to questions, technical specifications, and other information about how you use the solution. We use this information to provide you with the service, as well as maintain and improve the service.
  • When you use GiftedandTalented.com, we collect information without you having to enter it through the use of cookies, web beacons or other tracking mechanisms. This includes information about your experience such as your IP address, operating systems, pages viewed, and time spent. This information is also used to provide, customize, maintain, and improve GiftedandTalented.com. You may disable cookies via your browser or third party mechanisms. However, some features may not function properly without them.
  • We will not sell your PII to other organizations, nor will we send you advertisements using the information we collect while you use the solution.
  • We will not share your information with any third party unless they are assisting us with providing, maintaining or improving the solution. If we do share your information, we only share it with those organizations that can commit to the same levels of privacy and security that we do.
  • GiftedandTalented.com utilizes reasonable security measures to protect your PII from unauthorized access and use. Please contact customer service to review or request deletion of your information.

GiftedandTalented.com

WEBSITE TERMS OF USE AND COPYRIGHT NOTICE

The following terms and conditions (the "Agreement") apply to your access to, and use of the GiftedandTalented.com website as well as any other McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC ("MHE") controlled sites, regardless of domain name or IP address (collectively "Site" or "GiftedandTalented.com") and online educational products and services (the "Services"). The Service is owned and operated by MHE.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, REMEDIES AND OBLIGATIONS. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SITE OR THE SERVICES, YOU ARE ENTERING INTO A LEGAL CONTRACT WITH MHE, THE TERMS OF WHICH GOVERN YOUR USE OF THE SITE. BY YOUR ACCESS OR USE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND ALL ADDITIONAL TERMS INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ALL OF THESE TERMS, DO NOT USE THE SITE OR THE SERVICES.


I. DEFINITIONS

The following terms of this Agreement shall have the meaning as set forth herein:

a.     "Member or Members" shall mean you are registered with the Site for a GiftedandTalented.com User ID and password;

b.     "Student or Students" shall mean that you are a registered student or parent or legal guardian on behalf of a student, with a GiftedandTalented.com User ID and password for the Site, and have enrolled or have enrolled your child in courses and/or instructional support offered within and through the Site and have paid the corresponding fees;

c.      "User" shall mean a Student and/or Member;

GiftedandTalented.com reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of the terms or conditions of this Agreement at any time. It is the User's responsibility to check this Agreement periodically for changes. User's continued use of the Site or the Services following the posting of changes or modifications will constitute and confirm your agreement to and acceptance of such changes or modifications. If you do not agree to the amended terms, you must stop using the Sites and the Services.


II. ACCESS

GiftedandTalented.com hereby grants User a personal, nontransferable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive license to access and use the Solution solely for User's personal, non-commercial, educational use, and only in accordance with the written instructions/directions provided by GiftedandTalented.com. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the software and services provided in connection with the Services are solely for User's own personal use, and not for the use or benefit of any third party. GiftedandTalented.com may change, suspend or discontinue the Services, including the availability of any feature, database or content, at any time, or modify this Agreement with or without notice to User. Use of the Service by User following such notification constitutes User's acceptance of the terms and conditions of this Agreement as modified. User agrees that GiftedandTalented.com shall not be liable to User or to any third party for any modifications, suspensions or discontinuance of the Site, or any portion thereof. Nothing in this Agreement shall be construed to obligate GiftedandTalented.com to maintain and support the Site, or any part of portion thereof, during the term of this Agreement.

In order to use GiftedandTalented.com User must be at least 18 years of age or be 13 or older and have your parent or guardian’s consent to this Agreement and, if User represents a subscribing entity (“Subscriber”) and is not using GiftedandTalented.com in User’s individual capacity, User (i) is an employee, director, or agent of the Subscriber; (ii) confirms that Subscriber has agreed to be bound to this Agreement and privacy notice; and (iii) is authorized by Subscriber to use GiftedandTalented.com on its behalf. User also certifies that User is legally permitted to use the Services and takes full responsibility for the selection and use of the Services. This Agreement is void where prohibited by law, and the right to access the Services is revoked in such jurisdictions.


III. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

User agrees that all content and materials available on or delivered through the Site or the Services (the "Content”) is the property of GiftedandTalented.com and/or its affiliates or licensors and is protected by copyright, patent and/or other proprietary intellectual property rights under United States and foreign law. GiftedandTalented.com is the owner and/or authorized user of all trademarks, logos, service marks and trade names (collectively the "Trademarks") on the Site Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, User’s use of the Site does not grant to User a license to any Content or Trademark User may access on the Site and no intellectual property rights of any kind are assigned or transferred to User under this Agreement. Use of the Content for any purpose not expressly permitted in this Agreement is prohibited. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.


IV. USER CONTENT

TThe Site and Services may permit the submission of communications and other content submitted by User ("User Generated Content") and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Generated Content. User Generated Content should not contain any confidential information.

User owns the rights to anything User posts to the Services, including text and photographs. By submitted User Generated Content, User hereby grants GiftedandTalented.com an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free license to use, modify, copy, distribute, publish, perform, sublicense, and create derivative works from all User Generated Content provided, in any media now known or hereafter devised. With respect to all e-mails User sends GiftedandTalented.com, including but not limited to feedback, questions, comments, suggestions, and the like, GiftedandTalented.com shall be free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how, or techniques contained in the communications for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, the development, production and marketing of products and services that incorporate such information.

GiftedandTalented.com does not endorse any User Generated Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein. User shall be solely responsible for its User Generated Content including any third party permissions or royalty fees required and the consequences of posting or publishing them. GiftedandTalented.com does not and cannot review all User Generated Content, and is not in any manner responsible for the content of the User Generated Content and User hereby irrevocably releases GiftedandTalented.com and its affiliates from any and all liability arising out of or relating to any User Generated Content. GiftedandTalented.com reserves the right to block or remove communications or materials that it determines to be in violation of this policy or is offensive or otherwise unacceptable to GiftedandTalented.com in its sole discretion.


V. COMMUNITY GUIDELINES

While using the Site and the Services, User agrees not to:

  • use the Site or the Services in violation of any applicable law;
  • use the Site or the Services or features in violation of GiftedandTalented.com's or any third party's intellectual property or other proprietary, personal or legal rights;
  • obtain or attempt to obtain unauthorized access to computer systems, materials, information or any Services made available on or through the Site through any means;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to other computer systems through the Site;
  • impersonate any person or entity or misrepresent your affiliation with any other person or entity;
  • attempt (or encourage or support anyone else's attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Site or the Services, or any content thereof, or make unauthorized use thereof;
  • use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site;
  • obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made publicly available or provided for through the Site;
  • use the Services or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement, or that infringes the rights of GiftedandTalented.com, other Users or others.


VI. REGISTRATION; SECURITY

Members and Students are required to register with GiftedandTalented.com and select a password and User name ("GiftedandTalented.com User ID"). User shall provide GiftedandTalented.com with accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of this Agreement, which may result in immediate termination of User's account. GiftedandTalented.com reserves the right, in its discretion, to cancel or refuse registration of a GiftedandTalented.com User ID. User shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of User's GiftedandTalented.com password and other account information.


VII. THIRD PARTY SITES

The Site may contain links to third-party websites ("External Websites"). These links are provided solely as a convenience to User and not as an endorsement by GiftedandTalented.com of the content on such External Websites. GiftedandTalented.com is not responsible for the content of any linked External Websites and does not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of materials on such External Websites. GiftedandTalented.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any content, goods, information, or services available on or through any such website or resource.


VIII. INDEMNIFICATION

User is responsible for all of its activity in connection with the Services. User shall defend, indemnify, and hold harmless GiftedandTalented.com, its affiliates, and each of its and its affiliates' officers, directors, employees, successors, licensees, service providers, and assignees from all liabilities, claims, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, that arise from: (i) User's access, to, use or misuse of the Content, the Site, or the Services, (iii) User’s User Generated Content, or (iii) User's violation of this Agreement.


IX. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER

GiftedandTalented.com DOES NOT WARRANT THE COMPLETENESS, ADEQUACY, ACCURACY, OR USEFULNESS OF THE SOLUTION ANY OTHER MATERIALS OR SOLUTION PROVIDED HEREUNDER (COLLECTIVELY, THE "MATERIALS"). THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS WITH ALL DEFECTS. GiftedandTalented.com EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ERROR-FREE OR UNINTERRUPTED OPERATION AND ANY WARRANTIES ARISING FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, GiftedandTalented.com MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE MATERIALS WILL MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF SUBSCRIBER, (ii) THE SOLUTION WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE MATERIALS WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (iv) ANY ERRORS IN THE MATERIALS WILL BE CORRECTED. NO ORAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION OR COMMUNICATIONS GIVEN BY GiftedandTalented.com, ITS EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS WILL INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THE ABOVE WARRANTY OR CREATE ANY NEW OR ADDITIONAL WARRANTIES. To the extent that GiftedandTalented.com may not as a matter of applicable law disclaim an implied warranty, the scope and duration of such warranty will be the minimum permitted under such law.


X. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO EVENT SHALL EITHER PARTY BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER PARTY (OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON CLAIMING RIGHTS DERIVED FROM SUCH PARTY'S RIGHTS) FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION LOST REVENUES OR PROFITS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF COST OR OTHER SAVINGS, LOSS OF GOODWILL OR REPUTATION) OR LOSS OF DATA WITH RESPECT TO ANY CLAIMS BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT LIABILITY) ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE SOLUTION, THE MATERIALS OR OTHERWISE ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE, REGARDLESS OF WHETHER SUCH PROTECTED ENTITY WAS ADVISED, HAD OTHER REASON TO KNOW, OR IN FACT KNEW OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF. GiftedandTalented.com'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE SOLUTION, THE MATERIALS OR OTHERWISE ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT, REGARDLESS OF THE CAUSE OF ACTION (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, BREACH OF WARRANTY OR OTHERWISE), WILL NOT EXCEED THE AMOUNTS PAID BY USER TO GiftedandTalented.com IN CONNECTION WITH USER'S USE OF THE SOLUTION. To the extent the foregoing exclusion of liability is not permitted under applicable law, the Protected Entity’s liability in such case will be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.


XI. TERMINATION

TGiftedandTalented.com may restrict, suspend, or terminate this Agreement and User’s access to the Services and/or all or any part of the Site, at any time and for any reason without prior notice or liability.

Upon termination notice from GiftedandTalented.com, User will: (i) no longer access (or attempt to access) the Services and (ii) delete all software (and copies thereof) provided in connection with the Services. All provisions of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers and limitations of liability.


XII. PRIVACY

GiftedandTalented.com’s current privacy policy is available at http://support.giftedandtalented.com/hc/en-us/articles/202973840-What-Is-GiftedandTalented-com-s-Privacy-Policy- which is incorporated herein by reference.


XIII. INFRINGEMENT NOTIFICATION

We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and require that the people who use the Site do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please send notifications of the claimed infringement to: GiftedandTalented.com DMCA Claims Attn: Legal 9227 Haven Avenue, Suite 210 Rancho Cucamonga, CA 91730. Notices of the claimed infringement should include the following information: (a) your address, telephone number, and email address; (b) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (c) a description of where the alleged infringing material is located, with a link if possible; (d) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (e) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (f) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.


XIV. MISCELLANEOUS

This Agreement contains the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior agreements and commitments with respect thereto. There are no other oral or written understandings, terms or conditions with respect to the subject matter of the Agreement, and neither party has relied upon any representation, express or implied, not contained in the Agreement. The rights and remedies of the parties are cumulative and not alternative. No waiver of any rights is to be charged against any party unless such waiver is in writing signed by an authorized representative of the party so charged. Neither the failure nor any delay by any party in exercising any right, power, or privilege under the Agreement will operate as a waiver of such right, power, or privilege, and no single or partial exercise of any such right, power, or privilege will preclude any other or further exercise of such right, power, or privilege or the exercise of any other right, power, or privilege. No modification of or amendment to the Agreement will be effective unless in writing signed by authorized representatives of both parties. If any provision of the Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of the Agreement will remain in full force and effect, and, if legally permitted, such offending provision will be replaced with an enforceable provision that as nearly as possible effects the parties' intent. User may not assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations under the Agreement without the prior written consent of GiftedandTalented.com, which consent may be granted or withheld in its sole and absolute discretion. Subject to the foregoing, the Agreement will be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their permitted successors and assigns. Any purported or attempted assignment or other transfer or delegation in violation of this Section shall be null and void.

Important Notification - Discontinuation of GiftedandTalented.com Courseware

Thank you for considering GiftedandTalented.com for academic support. We are no longer accepting new course enrollments. All courseware and tutor-supported services will be discontinued on July 1, 2018.

If you currently have a student enrolled in a course, or previously enrolled in a course, you may continue to log in to your parent and student accounts. Customers, who are currently enrolled or previously enrolled in courses, have until March 31, 2018 to extend course enrollments via their parent accounts. Access to all courseware and tutor-supported services will end on June 30, 2018.

For more information, please consult our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). If you have additional questions, please contact us via our chat service at https://giftedandtalented.com/contact-us or call 844-944-3833.

Gifted and Talented Education

About the Program

Graduate programs focus on the nature and needs of Gifted, Talented and Creative individuals throughout the lifespan. Special emphasis is placed on balancing the Cognitive and Affective domains of knowledge and knowing in relation to the education and development of learners. The location of the university offers students opportunities to work with children/adults who have a wide range of abilities in a variety of school and non-school settings.

*Beginning July 1, 2017, the State of Ohio requires any classroom teaching working with Gifted/Talented learners to have 30 contact hours of professional development in GT Education each year. ALL coursework offered in our GT degree programs meet these requirements.

Degrees Offered

GT Endorsement
M.Ed.
Ph.D.

Professional INFORMATION 

The GT Endorsement program follows Ohio Teacher Licensure Rule 3301-24-05 (C)(D). The program has 18 credit hours of coursework including a site/field-based practicum experience; and, follows the NAGC/CEC (and CAEP) standards. The program admits only students who have already earned an initial teaching license. This is a post-baccalaureate program. [Typical time to completion: 3-4 semesters taking 6 credits/semester]

The M.Ed. degree program is 33-36 graduate credit hours, and includes a project/practicum experience where candidates apply their research and learning to an appropriate setting or problem. The M.Ed. degree can (should) include the GT Endorsement coursework. [Typical time to completion: 2 years full-time enrolled taking 9 credits/semester]

The Ph.D. degree program (60 graduate credit hours minimum, including Dissertation) is research and theory intensive, with a series of innovative seminars on the development of gifts and talents in academic, aesthetic and folk (lived experiential) domains. Graduates leave the program as scholars and leaders, ready to professionally contribute to the field of Gifted Education. [Typically time to completion: 4 years full-time enrolled taking 9 credits/semester including a residency requirement]

APPLICATION AND ADMISSIONS DEADLINES 

Questions regarding application/admissions should be sent to Dr. Robert Schultz.
Admissions are on a rolling schedule.


Click for a list of Endorsement Courses and Masters Degree Requirements

Field Notes...

All programs are accredited by NAGC/CEC/CAEP. Our M.Ed. program was one of the first in the country accredited by NAGC/CEC/CAEP as a graduate program of distinction.

Masters and Doctoral alumni have a 100% placement rate after graduation. Our GT graduates have multiple job offers, often before completing their degree. 

The University of Toledo has the only specialized Ph.D. program in Gifted Education (CIGI) in the State of Ohio.

The program offers field site teaching and research opportunities in programs and schools for the Gifted/Talented locally, in Michigan and Nevada. Emphasis is upon integrating cognitive (intellectual) and affective (social) needs of all educational stakeholders to develop opportunities meeting learner needs.

We periodically offer GT@UT a summer camp for Gifted/Talented/Creative children as part of the experiential learning process for graduate students and as a service to the community.

We have a program Advisory group (GT AT UT) consisting of nationally renowned and professionally embedded experts in gifted/talented/creative (GTC) education that provide input on program offerings and needs to build our mission and vision based on the international “pulse” of GTC needs. 

Employers love our graduates because they are prepared as independent and highly trained scholars and leaders, ready to solve problems and contribute to educational success immediately upon their hire. Our graduates have opportunities and  experiences working with Twice Exceptional learners; ESL/ELL GT learners; Highly Profoundly Gifted (HPG) learners in schools and family counseling situations. 

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