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Gifted and Talented

Barbara Rabon

Dr. Barbara Rabon
Learning Specialist

Gifted and Talented Instructional Programs
St. Andrews Campus
Room 300 
721 Wappoo Road
Charleston, SC 29407
843-402-7836 (p)
barbara_rabon@charleston.k12.sc.us

Gifted and Talented

Gifted and Talented fosters in each student a desire for excellence, compassion for others, and a sense of individual responsibility to self, the school, the community and a changing society. 

How We Directly Support Schools

  • SAIL LOGOChallenge and stimulate the academically Gifted and Talented student.
  • Assist in delivering a teaching approach that enriches and accelerates the learning of core content according to the state’s curriculum standards.
  • Provide on-going professional development in gifted and talented curriculum and teaching strategies.
  • Provide support (mentoring, PD) for teachers, administrators, parents, and the communities of CCSD.

Our Core Services

  • Identifying and placing all CCSD academically Gifted and Talented students in grades 3-12 according to the mandated specifications of the Education Improvement Act of South Carolina (Regulation 43-220).
  • Providing each Gifted and Talented child opportunities for intellectual stimulation through group interaction with others of similar academic abilities and a curriculum of experiences and activities outside the limits of the regular classroom.
  • Empowering each gifted child to recognize and fully utilize his or her specific unique talents and to strive for excellence while contributing to self and others.

Learn More!

We now have two options for filling out the Gifted and Talented nomination form.  You can either use the link below to fill out the form online OR you can fill out a paper copy.  Please do not fill out a paper copy if you are filling out the nomination form online. 
PLEASE NOTE: If your child is already identified as Gifted & Talented Academic, you DO NOT need to fill out another form.


Contact Us

Gifted and Talented Office 
St. Andrews Campus
Room 300 
721 Wappoo Road
Charleston, SC 29407

Katiah Brown
Department Secretary
(843) 937-6533 

We want to hear from you! Call us at (843) 402-7836. Office Fax: (843) 402-7835

Karen Reed, Gifted and Talented Lead Teacher
Heather Grant, Gifted and Talented Lead Teacher
Jamie Gurney, Gifted and Talented Lead Teacher

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