All students identified as gifted and talented in the State of Idaho have the right to an education that sustains, challenges, and ensures continued growth within the public school system.

According to Idaho Code §33-2001, Gifted and Talented children demonstrate high performing capabilities in specific academic areas and require services that are not usually provided by the school.

The Five Gifted and Talented Areas:

  • Intellectual
  • Specific Academic
  • Leadership
  • Creativity
  • Visual/Performing Arts

Frequently Asked Questions

Gifted & Talented Endorsement Opportunities

Training Resources

Professional Development Opportunities

Edufest is the Northwest’s annual conference on Gifted and Talented Education. It is an excellent opportunity to learn how to address needs and develop teaching strategies for Gifted and Talented students.