College for Professional Studies
Master of Education
School of Education and Counseling
Thesis - Open Access
Number of Pages
For decades, experts have discussed an educational gap between Anglo Americans and Culturally Diverse Americans. While this gap is apparent in scores on standardized tests, it is also observed in the underrepresentation of culturally different students identified for gifted and talented programs. A PowerPoint presentation was developed to inform both novice and experienced educators of: (a) current means of identification of gifted and talented students, (b) demographics that indicate change is needed, and (c) changes that may reduce the underrepresentation of Hispanic American and impoverished students in gifted and talented programs. It is the belief of this researcher that, with information and training, educators can eliminate underrepresentation and better serve all students.
Date of Award
© Katherine Hageman
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Hageman, Katherine E., "Identification of Hispanic American Students and Students of Poverty for Gifted and Talented Programs" (2008). Student Publications. 17.