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Center for Gifted Education

Thank you to EVERYONE that helps to MAKE our LAgniappe Educators Conference a GREAT experience!

Thank you to our speakers, educators, and our volunteers!

We look forward to seeing you all at the 2018 LAgniappe Conference!

We will begin screening for admission to the Center for Gifted Education after the beginning of the Fall 2017 Semester!

The Center for Gifted Education has a long and rich history of educating parents, students, and educators in and around the Lafayette area, the state, and the nation. The Center was established in 1987  and is one of only 20 such comprehensive centers in the nation. It is the only one of its scope in Louisiana. UL Lafayette's Center for Gifted Education is an instructional, research, and service center focuses on the needs of the high ability/gifted learner.

Please see the Louisiana Lagniappe page for details and links.

The South's Premiere Conference for Educators and Parents of the high ability/gifted learners. This annual conference offers four continuous days of in-depth learning from Leading Gifted Educators.

Children's Programs

The Center for Gifted Education wishes to thank everyone who participated in the 2017 Summer Children’s Programs! YOU are what make our programs great!

We are looking forward to out 2018 LAgniappe Academic Enrichment Programs. Check back for information regarding our Pre-K-K, Rising 1st through 6th grade, and our 7th through 10th grade programs.

Screening Window for Admission to the Center for Gifted Education is - Closed.

For more details - Please call the Center for Gifted Education - 337-482-6701, or email,

The Children's Programs at the Center for Gifted Education are designed to support the development of talent in high ability and gifted learners. Please refer to the Children's Program that matches the age group of your child for more information.

Masters Degree Program in Gifted Education

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has a Masters in Gifted Education program provides a variety of experiences to support graduates in gaining and understanding the unique needs of gifted and talented students.

Learn more about the Masters in Gifted Education.