The SIG program is supported by a multi-tiered staffing structure on campus to ensure the program runs smoothly and the students are supervised at all times. This staff is composed of the following positions:
Experienced professionals, school administrators, and educators lead SIG sessions and are responsible for all program components.
Dedicated, local, commuting professionals from many fields provide a wealth of diverse experiences throughout the program. SIG seeks to hire Instructors who have expertise in the topics of the course, as well as expertise in working with gifted and talented students. The typical SIG Instructor is a local professional teacher from public and independent elementary and secondary schools.
The Director is supported by an Office Manager.
Typically undergraduate and graduate students, as well as newly certified teachers, Program Assistants function as teaching assistants, work with the students individually and in small groups, and accompany students at all times around campus. Program Assistants also assist with the supervision of students during lunch and extended care.
Some sites also include an Academic Director and a Nurse among their staff.
Did you know?
66% of our 2018 Instructors have earned a Masters degree or Doctoral degree.