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Professional Development for Gifted Education

The following professional development opportunities have been created by gifted professionals across the state.  To learn more about each option click on the title or other additional resource links.

Advanced Learning Plans (ALPs)

Resources to support implementation of standards-aligned ALPs

Directors' Meeting Breakout Sessions

A listing of previous Directors' Meeting breakout sessions

Empowering Students to Think & Learn using the Depth & Complexity Framework

The Office of Gifted Education has designated the Depth & Complexity Framework as a focus for statewide professional learning to support the next cycle of program plans.

Focuses on Best Practices in Gifted Education

Focus on Best Practices in Gifted Education is a series of interactive tutorials.

Gifted Education Tuesdays - G.E.T.

Gifted Education Tuesdays are interactive webinars (via Zoom) on selected Tuesdays for exploring practices in gifted education. 
Click here for information and to register for upcoming G.E.T. sessions


Gifted Identification Assessment

Access guidance and resources on gifted identification. 

Online Modules

The Office of Gifted Education created seven online modules through a Jacob Javits Grants.  These modules are offered annually statewide. 

Catalog of Online Modules

Invitation to Online Course Facilitation Trainer of Trainers (PDF)

November 14 Online Course Facilitation Trainer of Trainers (PDF)

Regional Offerings

Information about professional learning by Colorado regions

Twice-Exceptional Education

Definition, resources and professional learning opportunities to support twice-exceptional students.

Right 4 Rural Professional Development Module

Colorado’s Underrepresented Populations in Gifted Education:  A Professional Development Module for Facilitating Learning (PPT)








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