Gifted and Talented

All gifted students will receive rigorous, culturally inclusive, evidenced-based academic and affective educational opportunities to develop their exceptionalities, leading to fulfilling and productive lives.

To provide evidence-based support to Administrative Units related to the implementation of ECEA gifted education rules and state statute to ensure equity and opportunity for every gifted student, every step of the way.
You have a right to:
  • know about your giftedness.
  • learn something new everyday.
  • be passionate about your talent area without apologies.
  • have an identity beyond your talent area.
  • feel good about your accomplishments.
  • make mistakes.
  • seek guidance in the development of your talent.
  • have multiple peer groups and a variety of friends.
  • choose which of your talent areas you wish to pursue.
  • not to be gifted at everything.

Written by Del Siegle (NAGC President, 2007 - 2009)

Contact Info

Dr. Candis Gathers

LSE Office Hours:

Mon - Fri
8 AM - 4 PM (Full days)
8 AM - 1 PM (Half-days)