Gifted and Talented Education Resources

This page provides links to a variety of resources that support Gifted/Talented education.

Important Resources:


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The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students

English (PDF, 160KB) - | - Spanish (PDF, 181KB)

For a print-ready file allowing you to produce an English-Spanish flip version of the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students, please e-mail



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The Texas Performance Standards Project (outside source)


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Gifted/Talented Teacher Toolkit (outside source)

Note: Flash Player (a free download from is needed to use this toolkit. You will also need to "allow pop-ups from" for the links to external sites to work properly.

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Gifted/Talented Teacher Toolkit II (outside source)


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Equity in G/T (outside source)




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State Program Accountability Review: Level 3 School Board Training (PDF, 88KB)


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Reading Strategies for Advanced Primary Readers - This publication expands the knowledge about the characteristics and needs of advanced and gifted readers. Please request a copy from


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Estudios (outside source), A J.K. Javits Grant Program


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Regional Educational Service Centers (ESCs)


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 Required Gifted/Talented Teacher Training 04-07 (PDF, 17KB)
Related Links

Texas Association for Gifted and Talented (outside source)

National Association for Gifted Children (outside source)

NAGC-CEC Teacher Knowledge & Skill Standards for Gifted and Talented Education (outside source)

Gifted/Talented Education
Texas AP/IB Incentive Program

Curriculum Division
1701 North Congress Avenue
Austin, TX 78701-1401
(512) 463-9581