Gifted Education: Program Overview
San Juan BOCES is dedicated to the education of gifted students; those whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational programming needs.
Definition: Gifted students are capable of high performance, exceptional production, or exceptional learning behavior by virtue of any or a combination of these areas of giftedness:
Gifted students include students with disabilities (i.e. twice exceptional) and students with exceptional abilities or potential from all socioeconomic and ethnic cultural populations.
- General or specific intellectual ability
- Specific academic aptitude
- Creative or productive thinking
- Leadership abilities
- Visual arts, performing arts, musical or psychomotor abilities
Gifted Education Regional Contacts
Click Here to access a list of regional gifted education contacts.
Gifted Education Regional Calendar
Click Here for the 2012-2013 calendar.
San Juan BOCES Gifted Education Program:
The mission of San Juan BOCES is to provide high quality programs and services through partnerships and collaboration that support the education priorities of our member districts and enrich educational opportunities for students.
San Juan BOCES Gifted Education Website:
The San Juan BOCES Gifted Education site is divided into the following areas: