Contacts

State Education Agency

New Jersey Department of Education

Dale, Schmid, Ed.D

Visual & Performing Arts Coordinator

Division of Academics

100 Riverview Plaza

Trenton, NJ  08625

609-984-6308

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

New Jersey Association for Gifted Children

P.O. Box 667

Mount Laurel, NJ  08054-0667

856-273-7530
 

Michelle Falanga
President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2014-2015
Total Student Population 
1,369,004
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
information not collected
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2014-2015:  $0

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Academically 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 Information Provided
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