Contacts

State Education Agency

California Department of Education

Letty Kraus

Education Programs Consultant

1430 N. St.

Sacramento, CA  95814

916-319-0587

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

California Association for the Gifted

PO Box 395

Lincoln, CA  95648

916-209-3242

Barbara L. Branch

Executive Director

 

Joan Kerr

President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2014-2015
Total Student Population 
6,235,520
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
not collected
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

No information provided for 2013-2015

 

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
No Information Provided
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? 
No state policy, up to LEA to determine
Does state policy permit early entrance to kindergarten? 
State policy leaves LEA to determine
Does the state have an acceleration policy? 
State policy leaves 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