What is "Gifted and Talented" (G/T)"?
    The state of Texas defines a Gifted and Talented student as a student 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: (1) exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area; (2) possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or (3) excels in a specific academic field.

    How do I know a student is Gifted and Talented (G/T)? 
    It is important to note that there are not one or two characteristics that an educator can point to in order to say that a student is gifted and talented. It is a combination of characteristics. Some signs that a student might be gifted and talented include but are not limited to:

    • Extraordinary memory compared to peers
    • Highly curious
    • Highly creative
    • Exhibits abstract reasoning and problem-solving skills
    • Draws inferences and grasps underlying principles
    • Initiates projects
    • Discusses things in detail and elaborates