DMACC Teacher Academy

This page contains gifted and talented resources shared in a presentation for the DMACC Teacher Academy students on March 31, 2014. Also included are addition information and resources about educating gifted and talented students which may be helpful.



Iowa law regarding the definition of gifted and talented children, requirements for schools, and funding available to serve gifted and talented children.

Definitions of gifted

High Achiever, Gifted Learner, Creative Thinker


Additional Resources

"Is It a Cheetah?" by Stephanie Tolan

"Profiles of the Gifted and Talented" by George Betts and Maureen Neihart


If you have further questions, please contact me.

Mary Schmidt

Heartland Area Education Agency

515.270.0405 ext. 14375