Contacts

State Education Agency

Alaska Department of Education & Early Development

Susan McCauley

Teaching and Learning Support

PO Box 110500

801W. 10th St., Ste. 200

Juneau, AK  99811

907-465-2857

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

None available

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2012-2013
Total Student Population 
129,052
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
Not collected
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2012-2013:  $0

2011-2012:  $0

2010-2011:  $0

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Creatively Gifted
Does the state mandate identification for gifted & talented education? 
Yes
Does the state mandate services for gifted & talented education? 
Yes
Does the state have a policy requiring districts to recognize gifted eligibilities from other districts in the same state? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does state policy permit early entrance to kindergarten? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does the state have an acceleration policy? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does the state require general education teachers to receive training on gifted students after initial teacher certification is attained? 
No
Does the state require professionals working in specialized gifted ed programs to have a gifted ed endorsement or certification? 
No Information Provided
Does the state monitor/audit LEA programs for gifted & talented students? 
No
Does the state report on the achievement or learning growth of gifted students? 
No