Contacts

State Education Agency

Connecticut Department of Education

Dori Papa, Ed.D.

State Consultant for Gifted and Talented Education

860-713-6923

 

 

State Gifted Education Association

Connecticut Association for the Gifted

606 Post Road East #417

Westport, CT 06880

203-291-6586 

Lorrie-Anne Monte

President

 

Statistics

Year Data Collected 
2013-2014
Total Student Population 
550,079
Number of Identified Gifted Students 
21,265
State Funding for Gifted and Talented Education 

2012-2013:  $0

2011-2012:  $0

2010-2011:  $0

Policy

Areas of giftedness addressed in state definition: 
Intellectually Gifted
Academically Gifted
Specific academic areas
Performing/Visual Arts
Creatively Gifted
Highly or profoundly Gifted
Does the state mandate identification for gifted & talented education? 
Yes
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? 
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? 
No
Does the state report on the achievement or learning growth of gifted students? 
No