Gifted Resources

Pennsylvania Department of Education:

Chapter 16 of the PA Code specifies how the Commonwealth will meet its obligations to suspected and identified gifted students who require gifted education to reach their potential. Gifted students are to be provided with quality gifted education services and programs. Information regarding responsibilities placed upon school districts with regard to the provision of gifted education can be found at PDE’s Gifted Education Page: 

Zoom Recorded Meeting with Shirley Moyer, Bureau of Special Education Advisor, Pennsylvania Department of Education, Review of Gifted Compliance Monitoring:  Discussion of Areas of Corrective Action: 

Gifted Monitoring Manual: 

Gifted Law:

Chapter 16 – Special Education for Gifted Students: 

Gifted Guidelines:

These guidelines provide a practical framework to assist school districts in identifying mentally gifted students and implementing comprehensive programs to meet their needs. Despite the comprehensive nature of these guidelines, it is difficult to foresee and discuss every situation that might arise. School administrators and parents are therefore encouraged to make use of the additional resources included in the Pennsylvania Code (22 Pa. Code Chapter 16): 

Gifted Document Resources: 

Link to Annotated IEP for 2E Student: 

Link to Annotated GIEP: 

Resources for 2E- Twice Exceptional Students:

PAGE 2E Page:

Twice Exceptional: Untangling the Paradox of Giftedness and Autism:

Additional Gifted Resources:

Padlet- Gifted Teacher Resources: 

National Association for Gifted Education – NAGC: