The Central Cities Gifted Children’s Association is an organization created in 1985 by concerned parents, teachers, and community members for the purpose of addressing the specific needs of gifted and talented (GATE) children of the Central Cities. The association services the needs of Gifted Students in the greater Los Angeles County area and beyond. The Central Cities Gifted Children’s Association is a member of the California Association for the Gifted and the National Association for the Gifted.
Central Cities Gifted Children’s Association’s
Primary Objectives Include:
- To serve as a public advocate concerning the special needs of the gifted and talented child of the Central Cities.
- To disseminate information to school personnel, parents, and public officials concerning the nature and education of gifted and talented children in the Central Cities through newsletters, meetings, electronic media and conferences.
- To assist gifted and talented students from the Central Cities with fiancial support for summer program tuition that will help these students reach their individual goals and achieve their highest potential in education.
- To recognize outstanding educators who are teaching in the Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Program in the Central Cities by providing them with Central Cities Gifted Children’s Association Gifted Teacher Fellowships.