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

Pre-AP Trainings Summer 2017 (Arkansas Co-ops)

OUR Cooperative Gifted and Talented Scope and Sequence

Rubrics for Scope and Sequence (21st Century Skills)

OUR Cooperative Gifted and Talented Curriculum Matrix

Gifted and Talented Approval Standards

Sample Policies 2014

 Unit Planning Guide

Unit Template


August 25, 2017. OUR Annual GT Coordinators ADE Zoom 

Current Newsletter

2017 Summer Newsletter