The Gifted and Talented Program office develops statewide policies and research-based standards, provides leadership, technical assistance and monitoring guidelines for quality gifted and talented education for the state. Funds for the Gifted and Talented Program are part of the Weighted Student Formula allocation to schools.
The legal authority for Gifted and Talented programs are found in Chapter 51, (HRS §§296-12,301-33,301-34) and the Hawaii State Board of Education Statute 2102.
The Program Guide for Gifted and Talented (December 2007) provides implementation guidelines for public schools.
Program Contact: Dr. Anna Viggiano, Educational Specialist, Gifted and Talented Program, 203-5505, extension 2114