CONTACT

BETH JONES

Gifted & Talented and 504 Coordinator

beth.jones@esd-15.org

(870) 864-5081

TEACHERS

Katie King

Callie Caldwell

GIFTED & TALENTED PROGRAM INFORMATION

VISIT THE EL DORADO GT WEBSITE FOR FULL DETAILS ON THIS PROGRAM.

THE CENTER FOR GIFTED & TALENTED

The Center for Gifted & Talented is located at Retta Brown Elementary. Students in grades 2-4 receive GT instruction one day a week. Students in grade 5-6 receive GT instruction once a month. Students are transported via bus from their school to Retta Brown, then back to their school by the end of the day. For more information regarding El Dorado's Gifted & Talented Program, visit their website.

ARKANSAS STATE DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION: DEFINITION OF GIFTEDNESS

Gifted and Talented children and youth are those of high potential or ability, whose learning characteristics and educational needs require qualitatively differentiated educational experiences and/or services. Possession of these talents and gifts, or the potential for their development, will be evidenced through an interaction of above average intellectual ability, task commitment and/or motivation, and creative ability.