Gifted & Talented

Welcome to C2E Gifted and Talented site. On this site you will find GT announcements as well as resources useful for parents and teachers.

Feel free to contact C2E's GT Coordinator, Sara Creed, if you have specific questions or resources to share. Contact information is at the bottom of this home page.


DEFINITION

"Gifted and talented children" means those persons between the ages of five and twenty-one whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational programming needs. Children under five who are gifted may also be provided with early childhood special educational services.

Gifted students include gifted students with disabilities (i.e. twice-exceptional) and students with exceptional abilities or potential from all socio-economic and ethnic, cultural populations. Gifted students are capable of high performance, exceptional production, or exceptional learning behavior by virtue of any or a combination of these areas of giftedness:

General or specific intellectual ability

Specific academic aptitude

Creative or productive thinking

Leadership abilities

Visual arts, performing arts, musical or psychomotor abilities

https://www.cde.state.co.us/gt/about


GIFTED CHILDREN'S BILL OF RIGHTS

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

email: screed@c2e.org

phone: 303-841-9816

address: 16995 E. Carlson Dr.

Parker, CO 80134