Contacts

State Education Agency

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Delaware Department of Education

Deb Hansen

Education Associate

401 Federal Street #2

Dover, DE  19901

302-735-4190

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

Delaware Talented and Gifted (DE TAG)

Monica Morrell, President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2011-2012
Total Student Population 
130,620
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
Not collected
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2012-2013:  $0 to LEAs *

2011-2012:  $0 to LEAs *

2010-2011:  $0 to LEAs *

* $30,000 was retained at the state education agency for gifted program administration and oversight.

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Specific academic areas
Leadership
Performing/Visual Arts
Creatively Gifted
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? 
No
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? 
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
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