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San Juan BOCES Gifted Education Overview

 

Vision

All gifted students will accomplish challenging post secondary workforce goals and become productive, creative citizens capable of succeeding in their area of strength.

Mission

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.

  • Communicate and provide information to increase understanding of characteristics of gifted students and gifted education.
  • Promote equity of access and implementation of appropriate programming, curriculum models and social-emotional, career guidance support.
  • Provide support, service and advocacy regarding effective practices and research findings.

Definition

Gifted students (K-12) are capable of high performance, exceptional production, or exceptional learning behavior by virtue of any or a combination of these areas of giftedness:

  • General or specific intellectual ability
  • Specific academic aptitude
  • Creative or productive thinking
  • Leadership abilities
  • Visual arts, performing arts, musical or psychomotor abilities

Gifted students include students with disabilities (i.e. twice exceptional) and students with exceptional abilities or potential from all socioeconomic and ethnic cultural populations

 

State Gifted Education Website: www.cde.state.co.us/gt


SJBOCES Contact:

Deb Nielsen SJBOCES Gifted Education Coordinator

dnielsen@sjboces.org


District/School Contact List

 

Colorado Gifted Education Report:

Please Click Here to read the 2014 report.


Evaluation and Accountability:

         2012-16 Program Plan

         Annual Budget

         2015-16 Online Course Offerings

         Percentage of Students Scoring at the Advanced Levels

         Regional Gifted Education Calendar

         SJBOCES 2015-16 Gifted Education Timeline

         Gifted Student Demographics

         Communication

         Professional Development

         State Monitoring



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