Gifted and Talented
What is a Gifted and Talented Student?
A gifted and talented student is a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment, and who exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area; possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or excels in a specific academic field.
Applications for gifted and talented testing can be found in the right-hand navigation menu. Applications are also available at your child's campus. All applications are due back to the campus by November 30, 2020.
Be sure and click the Frequently Asked Questions link to learn more about Crosby ISD's Gifted and Talented Program.
Gifted Education Family Network
Families of GT students statewide are invited to join a new network for Texas GT families!
The Gifted Education Family Network (GEFN) is a new opportunity for GT families to receive support, information, and connections with other families, facilitating positive advocacy for Texas GT programs, GT funding, and excellence in gifted education. GEFN is committed to equity and diversity in gifted education. We support the annual GT Parent Conference at the Baylor Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development and other low-cost opportunities for parent engagement across the state.
GT parents from all regions of Texas are invited to join us for free, to subscribe to our e-mail news (https://giftededucationfamilynetwork.org/subscribe/), to explore our website, and to follow us on social media (please visit our site for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram links: https://giftededucationfamilynetwork.org/).
Virtual Fall Super Saturdays
Join us for Virtual Fall Super Saturdays!
Dates: September 12, 19, & 26
Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CT
Tuition: $80 (some financial assistance available: email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Virtual Fall Super Saturdays offer 17 classes for students in grades 1-6 that give high-interest young people the ability to explore minds-on, hands-on classes in art, math, science, filmmaking, and so much more! Each class is taught by an experienced teacher via Zoom. Students register for a class and connect with other like-minded kids all three Saturdays. Classes are fun, fast-paced, and filled with learning opportunities. A full list of classes can be viewed at https://www.wku.edu/gifted/super_saturdays/. The Center for Gifted Studies at WKU has nearly 40 years of experience offering educational programming to students. We strive to make online learning as engaging and enjoyable as the in-person programming we’re known for. To learn more or to register, visit https://www.wku.edu/gifted/super_saturdays/. Questions? Reach us at email@example.com or by calling 270-745-6323.