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GT – Maryland

Gifted and Talented – Maryland

Educators and families in Maryland can find a wealth of resources to help teach and guide gifted and talented students. A gifted and talented student is identified as “having outstanding talent and performing, or showing the potential for performing, at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared with other students,” according to the Annotated Code of Maryland.

Reference the Frequently Asked Questions and Glossary of Terms as you explore GT Discover.

Maryland Law, Policy, Regulation, and Information Disclaimer:

The laws, regulations, policies, and information found in this section of GT Discover are applicable in Maryland only. Please check with your county, state, or local department of education for information relevant to your area’s educators and students.

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If a student has been formally identified as gifted and or talented, you should seek information and additional resources from your local school or school system by contacting the Office of Gifted and Talented/Advanced Instruction in your jurisdiction.

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Reference current gifted and talented education policies in Maryland.

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View the Maryland Public Schools Report Card.

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Gifted and talented students and educators in Maryland are thriving in the classroom, on the stage, in the art room and beyond. Awards are given annually to schools and individuals.

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Find out more information about the Maryland Educators of Gifted Students (MEGS).

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Find out more information about the Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education (MCGATE).

Find out more information about the Maryland Coalition for Gifted and Talented Education (MCGATE).

Maryland Gifted and Talented

Find out more information about the Maryland State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education.

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Graduate and Certificate Programs in GT Education Approved by the Maryland State Department of Education.

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Collection of student artwork across the state of Maryland.