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Gifted and Talented

Gifted and Talented


Nomination Window: Grades 1-12

    Nominations reopen Nov 2022


Nomination Form

Nomination period is currently closed.


Testing of nominated students grades 1-12 and Kindergarten

     Grades 1-12: December – February

All Kindergarten Students tested in a series of testing events: September - February

Educator & Parent Resources

Texas Performance Standards Projects

Gifted Teacher Toolkit 1

Gifted Teacher Toolkit 2

Texas G/T Resource Implementation Resource: Depth and Complexity

GT Students & Differentiating Instruction (EduHero course)

Best Educational options for Gifted Students in Schools, article

Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented

Bushland ISD Gifted & Talented Policy and Handbook 

Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students: (


  • Parenting Gifted Kids by Jim Delisle
  • A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Learners by James Webb
  • Mindset by Carol Dweck


Should you have any questions, please contact your campus administrator or the Gifted and Talented Coordinator.

 Paula Schwertner

Gifted and Talented Coordinator




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