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Welcome to the Jeffco Gifted and Talented Program

We are focused on Actualizing Learners' Potential for gifted and high-ability learners in Jeffco Public Schools.

We believe all students deserve an education that will provide meaningful growth academically, socially and emotionally.

  Click on the links below to learn more!



CogAT Information Night Dec 8
Learn more about the Cognitive Abilities Test (CogAT) that is administered to all 2nd grade students each year in Jeffco
Read More About CogAT Information Night Dec 8
"Save the Date" CAGT Legislative Day at the Capitol
CAGT’s Legislative Day at the Capitol will again be Virtual on Feb 24, 2022
Read More About "Save the Date" CAGT Legislative Day at the Capitol
Start Planning Now for the 2022 Jeffco Writing Challenge!
The Jeffco Writing Challenge is open to all Jefferson County School students in K-12. Poetry, short stories, non-fiction or dramas are all welcome.
Read More About Start Planning Now for the 2022 Jeffco Writing Challenge!


Staff and Building Leaders

GT Resource Teachers (RT)

A GT Resource Teacher (RT) provides services to students, teachers, administrators, and parents in order to meet individual students' needs. GT Resource Teachers serve many schools, and are not at any school on a full-time basis.

Find your RT

Social Emotional Learning Counselors (SELC) / GT Counselors

A GT Counselor, also known as a Social Emotional Learning Couselor (SELC) listens to GT Center students' concerns about academic, emotional, or social concerns, and provides social-emotional learning support for GT Center classes.

Find your Counselor

Building Leaders (BL)

Building Leaders (BL) are a member of the school staff who disseminates info from the GT Department to the individual school's community.

Find your BL

Administrative Staff

Roger Dowd

Cheryl Pendleton
Director's Secretary

Kimberly Penrose
Program Technician


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