Gifted Education

VA DOE Regulations

National Society for the Gifted and Talented brochure (PDF)

2017-2018 ACPS Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted

2019-2020 ACPS Local Plan for the Education of the Gifted (DRAFT)

Teacher Resources

Parent Resources

National Association for Gifted Children:

Virginia Association for Gifted:

Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted:

Hoagies Gifted Education Site:

Duke's free newsletter about gifted education:

University of Connecticut:

A Division of The Council for Exceptional Children, for Gifted Students:

Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth:

Davidson Institute for Talent Development:

To learn more about gifted children with dual labels (those who also have learning disabilities and/or attention disorders) you can view the "2e Twice-exceptional Newsletter":

Virginia Governor's Schools:

Virtual Virginia and the Virtual Advanced Placement School:

Advanced Placement Information for Parents from the College Board::

State and Federal Sites Regarding Education of the Gifted

Virginia State Department of Education:

Jacob K. Javits Gifted and Talented Students Education Program:

No Child Left Behind:

Student Resources

Book lists, ready-to-use booktalks, read alikes, book reviews by children, and other information about children's literature:

Recommended Reading Lists:


Brain Teasers and Puzzles:


Word puzzles:

The following websites contain virtual field trips, as well as interactive games and lessons
Educational Web Adventures offers learning activities about art, history and science. Meet the people of Littleton while on your mission is to design and launch a satellite or other adventures which include My Pop Studio, Harvest of History, Architect Studio 3D, Zam’s Quest, or Pest World for Kids:

4H Virtual Farm - Discover farming in VT land

Interactive tour of the White House and information about our government with quizzes and games:

Virtual Library of Math Manipulatives: