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Director's Corner

This page is designed to help the Gifted Education Directors and Coordinators in school districts across the state of Colorado.

Gifted Education Data Management System (DMS)

UIP Addendum and Budget Information and Guidance

General Information

Advanced Learning Plan (ALP)

This form may be used as is, or may be adjusted to meet the administrative unit's need. However, any revised version should maintain the key elements so as to preserve the intent of the Learning Plan.

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Program Plan/Informational Packets and Forms



Early Access Information

Early Access for Highly Advanced Gifted Children under Age Six 2016 (PDF)

The Early Access Addendum must be submitted to the Office of Gifted Education IF the local Administrative Unit (AU) chooses to permit early access. For the 2016-2020 plans, all AUs that permit early access will update their AU Early Access Addendum and submit as a part of the Comprehensive Program Plan on the ESSU Data Management System.

  • Early Access Addendum Template (DOC) (This is a worksheet only. Submission is via the ESSU Data Management System along with the Comprehensive Program Plan.)


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