EDGE Empowering Diversity in Gifted Education

  • The EDGE program is designed to nurture and challenge students with gifted potential from historically underrepresented populations. The program provides additional academic challenges for students designed to develop students' individual potential. Grade-level teachers and gifted resource teachers work together to find and nurture gifted potential in young learners and prepare them for more challenging and rigorous academic pathways.



    • To develop high-level reasoning skills in students by providing additional academic challenges.
    • To provide students with opportunities to enhance behaviors associated with high achievement such as developing independence and demonstrating respect for one's self and others. 


    For more information about EDGE, contact the SEARCH teacher at your child's school.


    EDGE Programs - A More Detailed Look


    For parents and family members who want to know more about giftedness and gifted education, please click the following links:

    Common Characteristics of Gifted Students 

    Traits of Giftedness 

    Gifted 101 

    Helping Your Gifted Child Succeed

    Helping Your Gifted Child Succeed (Spanish)

    Supporting Twice-Exceptional Students



Last Modified on March 4, 2022