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The BEE Project is paying Black and Hispanic teachers $2,000 to earn their state gifted credential through our unique professional learning and clinical cohort.

The BEE Project inspires, trains, and advocates for Black and Hispanic teachers to equitably design and lead gifted and talented education programs through an asset-based framework that supports the unique needs of brilliant students of color and their families. 

Our combined clinical and professional learning experience gives Black and Hispanic educators the training they need to start, teach, lead, and operate equitable gifted and talented programs in their school systems.

Time Commitment: The cohort will meet for 12 weeks, with breaks for the Thanksgiving and winter holidays. In addition to weekly two-hour sessions, cohort members will be responsible for the completion of individual and group assignments to meet program requirements.

Course Content: The course syllabus follows National Association for Gifted Children standards and sessions will be facilitated by experts across the field of gifted education.  

Administrative Support Required: The teacher application requires a recommendation from a district administrator or principal and a commitment to work collaboratively to assist participants with getting required informational sessions scheduled.

Qualifications: To apply, you must be able to commit to the meeting schedule above and: 

  • Identify as a Black or Hispanic teacher. 
  • Hold an active teaching license and be currently working in the classroom.
  • Have 2+ years of teaching experience.