Gifted and Talented
Monica Springfield
Monica Springfield


Goals of the Gifted and Talented Department

  1. Assist member districts to meet Arkansas State Standards for Gifted and Talented Education and Advanced Assist;
  2. Serve as a liaison with the Arkansas Department of Education, Office of Gifted and Advanced Placement, parent and professional organizations, and other public and private agencies;
  3. Promote gifted education through public awareness and advocacy.




NAGC - November 9-12, 2017,  Create, Connect and Celebrate, Charlotte, NC

AGATE CONFERENCE - February 28-March 2, 2018, Rogers, AR

Don't forget to renew membership in AGATE and AAGEA! 


Important Websites


Arkansas Gifted and Talented Facts

Ten Things AR Teachers Need to Know About Gifted Students

Roles and Responsibilities for Educating Gifted Students in Arkansas

Advanced Placement Summer Institutes

Gifted and Talented Approval Standards

Unit Planning Guide

Unit Template

Scope and Sequence


November 2nd - New AP Coordinators' Zoom

March 28th - GT Coordinators Meeting


Arkansas GEMS Newsletter:

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