Gifted & Talented

GiftedWe support, develop, and implement policies and practices that encourage 21st century skills and respond to the diverse gifts and talents in learners from all cultures, racial and ethnic backgrounds, and socioeconomic groups. Jeffco Schools’ Educational Research and Design Gifted and Talented team supports and engages in research and professional development, community outreach, advocacy, communication, and collaboration with all stakeholders to improve the quality of education for all learners. By nurturing potential through challenging, meaningful and respectful learning experiences, we support creative producers, responsible problem solvers and autonomous learners in a global community.

Jefferson County Schools GT Website

Please click on this link to access GT testing information outside of CogAT. The application for this closes at 4:00 p.m. on October 15th, 2018.


On the links below you will find information about gifted children, as well as plenty of fun & educational web-based resources for your gifted student to explore at home or in the classroom!

For Students:

  • Exciting list of links to investigate and explore your favorite subjects and interests!

For Parents:

  • Links to local gifted and talented organizations, Facebook communities, and web resources.
  • Articles and videos about raising your gifted child.
  • Tips and resources about challenges for gifted children, including:
    • Underachievement
    • Homework
    • Asynchronicity
    • Social/Emotional growth

For Teachers:

  • Instructional strategies and web resources that will engage your gifted students!
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