Gifted and Talented Education (GATE) Resources for Parents and Guardians

Handouts from Meetings


Helpful Websites

Websites Translated into Other Languages

Centers for Assessment and Counseling

  • Local Summer Programs  

    Summer Odyssey - AUSD
    Students currently in 4th and 5th grades 

     UC Berkeley ATDP (Academic Talent Development Program) 
    K-12 (Elementary and Secondary Divisions) 
    June 18 - July 27, 2019 
    Point Richmond, Washington Elementary 

    Books for Beginners

    Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child by Sylvia Rimm
    A Parent's Guide to Gifted Children by James webb, et al
    Re-Forming Gifted Education by Karen Rogers
    Smart Boys by Barbara Kerr and Sanford Cohn
    Smart Girls by Barbara Kerr
    Gifted Kids Survival Guide by Judy Galbraith


    Parent Groups

    Online Gifted Adult Support Group

    Kathleen Crombie, email: 

    Health Care Facilities

    Kaiser Permanente (low cost classes for member and non-members) 

    Parenting classes
    Anxiety Group for Children
    Mindfulness Meditation 

    Free Online School Credits




    Khan Academy


  • For questions about Gifted and Talented Education in AUSD, call Daniela Imai at 925-779-7500 extension 53394