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Online Gifted and Talented

From the Program Coordinator, Sheila Blachman

Welcome to the Lehman College Online Gifted and Talented Program and thank you for your interest in the program. The faculty at Lehman is committed to preparing competent, qualified, and caring educators for diverse urban settings. The program is guided by the Lehman Urban Transformative Education (LUTE) framework, which meets the needs of students for academic as well as professional excellence and recognizes difference and diversity as foundations for learning and teaching.

The Online Specialized Certification in Gifted Education is for currently certified teachers!

Add a Gifted Education NYS Certification to your list of credentials (PDF details)

 Understand the psychology, characteristics, and abilities of gifted students in an inclusive setting

 Learn instructional strategies for high potential students

 Increase your earning potential

Program Details

  • Four courses (12 Credits)
  • One-year program with all courses completed ONLINE
  • Program begins July 12th, 2017
  • Each course involves 10 to 15 hours of observation and fieldwork
  • Access to a computer and the internet is required
The Summer 2017 Program starts July 12th - Apply by June 1, 2017


  • Contact Dr. Sheila Blachman at
    Phone: 347-577-4081