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Gifted Education:

Stretching Minds.
Shaping Hearts.
Preparing Leaders.

Our Vision:

The MRESC’s dynamic Gifted Education team stretches minds, shapes hearts, and prepares leaders! Through classroom-embedded services (GIS’s and Instructional Coaching); Professional Development offerings; targeted enrichment and leadership opportunities; collaborative resource development; as well as coordination and consultation, our Gifted Education team synthesizes the work and skills necessary to help districts, families, and educators identify and develop these amazing students’ minds and hearts.

Click image above to view Gifted Department slideshow.

Click the image above to read this year’s collection of  Wonderful Wednesdays, our gifted newsletter


Coordinator Resources: Click Here

Differentiation Practices: Click Here

Enrichment and Activities: Click Here

Parent Resources: Click Here

Professional Development  (Blended Learning): PD/ Gifted Courses

Resources for Gifted Specialists: Click Here

Gifted Social-Emotional Considerations: Click Here

Additional Resources from Todd, Stanley, The Gifted Guy: click here

Erica Baer

Director of Student Achievement & Gifted Learning


Gifted Education Overview

Gifted FAQ’s: click the links below to access more information

1. What does a gifted identification mean in an academic area? Click here

2. What does a gifted identification mean in superior cognitive? Click here

3. What does gifted identification mean in creativity and/ or the arts? Click here

For information on Ohio’s operating standards, click the links below:

Gifted Home Page


Gifted Operating Standards

Ohio’s Chart of Approved Assessments

The Ohio Association for Gifted Children is Ohio’s leading advocacy group for the gifted!