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Gifted Identification

The Exceptional Children’s Educational Act (ECEA) requires all administrative units (AUs) in Colorado to identify and serve students between the ages of five and twenty-one, and age four in administrative units with Early Access, whose aptitude or competence in abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment in one or more domains are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational programming needs.  Administrative units include:  school districts, Charter School Institute (CSI), multi-district administrative units and Boards of Cooperative Educational Services (BOCES).

The following resources support identification of gifted students. 

Gifted Identification Resources

Talent Domains

Specific Talent Aptitudes - Performance Rubrics

Gifted Identification and Assessment Practices Webinars

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