Contacts

State Education Agency

Indiana Department of Education

Amy M Marschand

High Ability Educuation Specialist

Offfice of High Ability

115 W. Washington St

Indianapolis, IN  46204

317-845-0092

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

Indiana Association for the Gifted

P.O. Box 84

Whitestown, IN  46075


Jamie S. MacDougall

President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2014-2015
Total Student Population 
1,028,654
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
145,457
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2014-2015:  $12,548,096

2013-2014:  $12,548,096

2012-2013:  $12,548,096

2011-2012:  $12,548,096

 

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Academically Gifted
Specific academic areas
Leadership
Performing/Visual Arts
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 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? 
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? 
Yes
Does the state report on the achievement or learning growth of gifted students? 
No