The following definition shall guide districts in providing services and opportunities for students identified as gifted and talented:
Gifted and talented children and youth are those of high potential or ability whose learning characteristics and educational needs require qualitatively differentiated educational experiences and/or services.
Possession of these talents and gifts, or the potential for their development, will be evidenced through an interaction of above average intellectual ability, task commitment and /or motivation, and creative ability.
Gifted Program Informational Posters
The following posters provide information about many aspects of gifted services:
Program Approval Standards (PDF
GT at the Education Service Cooperatives
For more information, please contact:
Krystal Nail, Director of Gifted & Talented and Advanced Placemen
Arkansas Department of Education
Four Capitol Mall, Slot 28
Little Rock, AR 72201