Welcome to the Copper Mesa

Gifted and Talented





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)

Heather Stinnett

Copper Mesa GT Facilitator &

Mountain Vista Feeder Team Lead

As the GT Facilitator, I am here to help you navigate the path for your gifted learner.

Please do not hesitate to contact me at hlstinnett@dcsdk12.org with questions about identification, programming, etc.

DCSD Gifted Programming Website