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.