Gifted & Talented Education

The Goals of the Gifted & Talented Department:

**Assist member districts to meet Arkansas State Standards for Gifted & Talented Education and Advanced Placement.

**Serve as a liaison with the Arkansas Department of Education, Office of the Gifted and Talented/Advanced Placement, parent and professional organizations, and other public and private agencies

**Promote gifted education through public awareness and advocacy.


Program Description:

During the school year, the cooperative's Gifted & Talented Education Program provides a broad range of services and activities incorporated into five strands:

  •     on-site consultation and technical assistance, as needed
  •     curriculum materials and resources
  •     in-service training and staff development training
  •     K-12 student activities
  •     professional development opportunities


ARKANSAS GEMS - January - March


Chad Morris
GT Coordinator