Contacts

State Education Agency

California Department of Education

Carrie Roberts

Literacy, History, and Arts leadership Office

1430 N. St.

Sacramento, CA  95814

916-319-0587

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

California Association for the Gifted

9278 Madison Avenue

Orangevale, CA 95662

916-988-3999

Barbara L. Branch

Executive Director

 

Anna Williams

President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2012-2013
Total Student Population 
6,226,989
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
528,554
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2012-2013:  $44,225,000

2011-2012:  $44,225,000

2010-2011:  $44,225,000

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Academically Gifted
Specific academic areas
Leadership
Performing/Visual Arts
Creatively Gifted
Highly or profoundly Gifted
Low SES
Underachieving
Culturally/ ethnically diverse
Does the state mandate identification for gifted & talented education? 
No
Does the state mandate services for gifted & talented education? 
No
Does the state provide guidance or guidelines for the process of identifying gifted & talented students? 
Yes
Does the state have a policy requiring districts to recognize gifted eligibilities from other districts in the same state? 
State policy leaves LEA to determine
Does state policy permit early entrance to kindergarten? 
State policy does not permit
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

State Events

Friday, February 27, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, March 1, 2015 (All day)
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm EST
Thursday, November 13, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, November 16, 2014 (All day)