The mission of the West St Paul - Mendota Heights - Eagan Area Schools Gifted and Talented Program is to nurture exceptional abilities so that all Gifted and Talented students are provided with challenging and purposeful educational opportunities.
Attract and support Gifted and Talented Students by providing high level, challenging curriculum and enrichment during and beyond the school day
Provide an environment for students to experience positive interactions with intellectual peers
Provide opportunities, community, resources, and support for families of Gifted Students
Assist with smooth transitions for students from elementary to middle school and from middle school to high school
Teach and encourage gifted students how to negotiate and advocate for their academic needs
Employ a comprehensive and inclusive identification process that provides multiple entry points
Offer best practices and research-based professional development for teachers in gifted education
1897 Delaware Avenue
Mendota Heights MN 55118
Information for: Parents | Students | Staff | New Families
Superintendent: Dr. Nancy Allen-Mastro
District Office Hours: 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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