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Gifted Education State Advisory Committee (GE-SAC)

Purpose:

In 1984, the Colorado State Board of Education (SBE) created the Gifted Education State Advisory Committee (GE-SAC) to assist in the improvement of gifted education. The GE-SAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the SBE concerning all aspects of gifted and talented student education.  The GE-SAC meets 4-5 times per year, typically from 9 am - 3 pm, at a metro location. Subcommittees of GE-SAC may hold additional meetings. Members are reimbursed for travel costs.

Members of the GE-SAC are appointed by the SBE and must:

  • reside in a Colorado congressional district of representation;
  • fill a representative role on the GE-SAC as a parent, educator from K-12 or higher education, school or district administrator, education official, businessperson or community representative, or student;
  • possess a strong interest in the education of gifted and talented students;
  • have a background of involvement in or understanding of education of gifted and talented students;
  • be willing and able to serve a three-year term; and
  • attend and participate in GE-SAC committee meetings.

The SBE appoints members to the GE-SAC on an annual basis for three year terms beginning in the fall of that year. The SBE strives for gender and ethnic balance for the GE-SAC.

For more information please contact a member in your congressional district.

Announcement & Application 2015

GE-SAC applications are open for the Community role in Congressional District 1 and Congressional District 6

 

2014-2015 Quarterly Meeting Dates/Minutes

  • September 25, 2014  |  Minutes (PDF)
  • December 4, 2014  |  Minutes (PDF)
  • February 5, 2015  |  Minutes (PDF)
  • May 7, 2015  |  

 

 Those interested in being considered for appointment to the GE-SAC should submit an application:

Jacquelin Medina
Director of Gifted Education
Colorado Department of Education
Gifted Education Unit
1560 Broadway, Suite 1175
Denver, CO 80202
 


 

 

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