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Center for Gifted Education

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Seeking Center for Gifted Education Alumni

Help us Celebrate! If you are, or know, a past participant of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette Center for Gifted Education Please call, 337-482-6701, or email, to register for the Gifted Gathering.

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 1982 and is one of only 20 such comprehensive instructional, research, and service centers in the nation. It is the only one of its scope in Louisiana. UL Lafayette's Center for Gifted Education strives to focus on the needs of the high ability/gifted learner, parent, and teachers.

Please enjoy this Parent Resource for August shared by Dr. Bruce-Davis.
This page from the National Association of Gifted Children offers many great resources for parents of high ability/gifted students.

Children's Programs

The Center for Gifted Education presents programs which are geared toward the rising Pre-k through 10th graders. Our programs are designed to support the development of talent in high ability and gifted learners.  For specific details visit our Children's Programs Pages

We are looking forward to our 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.

Our Assessment Screening Window for Admission to the Center for Gifted Education is - open. For more details - Please call the Center for Gifted Education - 337-482-6701, or email,

Louisiana Lagniappe

The Center for Gifted Education's LAgniappe Educators Conference is 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. For details visit our Louisiana Lagniappe Page.

We are already making plans for 2018 LAgniappe!

Master's Degree Program in Gifted Education

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

Learn more about the Master of Education in Gifted Education.