Gifted & Talented

Campus Coordinator Email Phone
District Director
Central Office
Dilia Cornett [email protected] 956-361-6252
San Benito High School     956-361-6500
Veterans Memorial Academy     956-276-6000
Berta Cabaza Middle School     956-361-6600
Miller Jordan Middle School     956-361-6650
Riverside Middle School     956-361-6940
GT Handbook 2019 - 2020
Nomination Information
The Gifted and Talented characteristics listed below may help you decide if nomination of a particular child is appropriate.
  1. Problem-Solving Ability: Quick to see solutions and possibilities
  2. Curiosity: Exhibits unusual and sustained interest in the unknown or unfamiliar
  3. Sensitivity: Feels deeply for others; often sensitive to criticism
  4. Originality: Thinks of unique ways to express ideas
  5. Persistence: Shows strong determination, will; stubbornness
  6. Energy: Works or plays in areas of interest for long periods without tiring
  7. Enthusiasm: Enjoys challenge. Thrives on Complexity
Staff Development & Training Opportunities
GT Professional Development for 2018-2019 School Year
6 Hour and 30 Hour professional development sessions will be available online through the Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented, (TAGT), and the sessions will be open to all professional staff.
State Plan