Gifted and Talented


Welcome to LES's Gifted and Talented site page. Here, you will find GT announcements and resources useful for parents, students, and their teachers.


Our GT liaison, with the district, is Mrs. JoAnna Dietz. Mrs. Dietz comes to us with a Master's Degree in Elementary Education, a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology, and over 17 years, working with elementary aged students. If you have specific questions or resources to share with her, you can contact Mrs. Dietz at

DCSD Gifted Programming Website

Douglas County Association of Gifted and Talented (DCAGT)  Mrs. Dietz

Colorado Association of Gifted and Talented (CAGT)

National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC)

Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG)

Colorado Department of Education - Gifted Information

Referral Form to begin the gifted identification process (teacher and/or parent may fill out)

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