Gifted and Talented Education
Goals of the ESUHSD GATE Program
  1. To provide instructional opportunities for gifted and talented students to acquire self-generating, problem-solving thinking skills and understanding at advanced levels commensurate with their needs and abilities.
  2. To continue to identify GATE students, including those from diverse cultures, ethnic, linguistic, and socio-economic backgrounds.
  3. To provide guidance and support to students so that they develop realistic, healthy self-concepts, increase their sensitivity and ethical responsibility to others, and prepare for postsecondary educational opportunities and/or careers.
  4. To provide research-based best practices professional development.
  5. To increase parent participation in all facets of the GATE program.
  6. To implement an accountability system that will ensure continuous program improvement.