The Northside Independent School District Gifted/Talented and Enrichment Program focuses on the following program goals:

  • Provide an enrichment program to stimulate the talents of G/T students.
  • Guide students to develop a healthy self-concept and to acquire complex skills for collaborative conflict resolution and teamwork.
  • Implement the principles of divergent thinking and foster higher order thinking skills such as analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.
  • Promote creative problem-solving for real world issues.
  • Provide opportunities for self-directed learning and assessment.
  • Arrange experiences which promote the ongoing development of task commitment and adjustment to rapid change.
  • Encourage an attitude of responsible service to others.
  • Promote a global perspective in which the students can interact with their peers and with outstanding adults.
  • Assist students in making career choices which help them to become productive, well-rounded citizens.

State Goal for Services of Gifted Students

The Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted/Talented Students – Revised 2009

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