Gifted and Talented Education
GATE Program Standards

The following resources are used annually to evaluate and implement the local GATE program:

  • The California Board of Education adopted recommended standards for Programs of Gifted and Talented Students in October 2001. These standards were revised in July 2005. (See Appendix A: Recommended Standards for Programs for Gifted and Talented Students)
  • GATE Program Resource Guide: See
  • Meeting the Standards: A Guide to Developing Services for Gifted Students (California Association for the Gifted, see