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6318867EF8F7A3868725851400711789 Hearing Summary


Date Feb 20, 2020      
Location SCR 352

Presentation on Gifted and Talented - Committee Discussion Only

01:35:17 PM  

Senator Todd invited the presenters from the Colorado Association for Gifted and Talented (CAGT) to come to the table.  Diana Cahldeira, President of CAGT, Sophia Henry, a gifted and talented high school student, Lisa Webster, representing Summit Advocates for Gifted and Talented, Roger Dowd, past president of CAGT, and Annette Jones, Executive Director of CAGT, came to the table.  A copy of their presentation can be found as Attachment A.

01:42:04 PM  

The presenters distributed and reviewed several handouts to the committee (Attachment B) and discussed the relationship between CAGT and the Colorado Department of Education.  Ms. Webster discussed federal and state laws pertaining to Gifted and Talented (GT) students, as well as the challenges and successes of CAGT.  Ms. Henry discussed her experiences with gifted education in her school district.

01:59:24 PM  

Ms. Henry answered questions from the committee. Committee members made comments.

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