§ Educational programs based on clearly articulated state curriculum standards;
§ Rigorous, challenging, accelerated instructional opportunities;
§ High quality differentiated learning experiences in varied environments;
§ Programs that recognize and extend the particular talents, strengths, and abilities of each student;
§ Qualified teachers, administrators, and other staff members who have participated in high-quality professional experiences; and
§ Opportunities for parents, educational professionals, community members, and gifted learners to collaborate.