As leaders in our Colorado districts and schools, you are entrusted with ensuring that our gifted and advanced ability students have access to appropriate programming to meet their academic and affective needs. You are also tasked with ensuring that your educators are provided with professional development addressing best practices for working with gifted and 2e students that is grounded in current research.
Below are resources for your teachers and support staff to better serve these unique students in your school:
- Assessment and Planning Tool to Align Gifted Programs to NAGC Standards (PDF)
- Closing the Excellence Gap Best Practices and State Strategies (PDF)
- Challenges Faced by “Gifted Learners” in School and Beyond
- Do High Flyers Maintain Their Altitude? Performance Trends of Top Students (PDF)
- Equal Talents, Unequal Opportunities: A Report Card on State Support for Academically Talented Low-Income Students (PDF)
- Expanding the View of Giftedness
- Gifted Tactics in the Field
- Guiding Questions to Apply the NAGC Pre-K to Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards
- NAGC Pre-K-Grade 12 Gifted Programming Standards (PDF)
- A Nation Empowered: Evidence Trumps the Excuses Holding Back America’s Brightest Students
- The Obstacles Deterring Gifted Education
- Promoting a Positive Achievement Attitude with Gifted and Talented Students
- The Stories They Tell about the Gifted
- Talent on the Sidelines Excellence Gaps and America’s Persistent Talent Underclass (PDF)
- Ten Things All Administrators Should Know About Gifted Children (PDF)
- The Ultimate Plan to Help Gifted Education (and Improve Education for All Kids in the Process)
- You Aren’t Going to Get There Paddling that Old Boat: Why We Cannot and Will Not Adequately Meet Diversity Goals in Gifted Education with the Same Old System
Grants and Scholarships
- Cherylin Peniston Scholarship – The Foundation for Colorado Gifted & Talented offers these scholarships (up to $500) to assist current GT Directors/ Coordinators for the purpose of fostering excellence within gifted education and providing financial assistance in meeting the requirements for GT qualification.
- Leaders in Action – This scholarship is intended to support current Colorado principals interested in growing or strengthening his or her school’s gifted program. This scholarship includes: Attending the CAGT Annual Conference, Leadership Forum, a mentor and more.
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