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Center for Gifted Education

We've got the location! We've got the dates! LAgniappe Educators Conference Details Here!

Our Screening Window is Open! Call, 337-482-6701, or email for details.

Help us Celebrate our Program History!

We are Seeking Center for Gifted Education Alumni

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.

Please enjoy this Parent Resource for October shared by Dr. Briggs.

This page is presented by the Connecticut Association for the Gifted. This article offers insight into the concept of perfectionism in gifted/high potential individuals.

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.

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.

Read More about our December 2, 2017 Pre-K through 2nd grade When I Grow Up Fair.

Pre-K - K & Rising 1st - 6th Grade Program Dates
     June 4, 2018 - June 8, 2018
     June 11, 2018 - June 15, 2018

New Program Format
Pre-K - K and Rising 1st - 6th ONLY
Full Week Program Price ($290.00 - AM Activity Session, AM Course, Supervised lunch (you provide the bag lunch -- we porvide supervision & a bottle of water) PM Course, and the PM Activity Session)
     Monday - Friday
     8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

     June 17, 2018 - June 22, 2018

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 Screening Window for Admission to the Center for Gifted Education is - open. Please call, 337-482-6701, or email if you have questions, or would like more information.


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