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Gifted & Talented Program

Rio Blanco BOCES, Meeker School District and Rangely School District are committed to providing appropriate, quality education to all of their students while addressing each child's individual and unique needs.

Under the direction of the director and coordinators, Rio Blanco BOCES and its partnering school districts strive to identify, assess and provide each gifted and talented student with enriched and/or accelerated programming to enable him/her to achieve his/her highest potential.


Gifted Education Mission

The mission of Rio Blanco BOCES Gifted and Education is to recognize and nurture the development of exceptional abilities so that all gifted students demonstrate positive self-esteem, high level thinking, and creative productivity. 

Vision Statement

All gifted youth within Rio Blanco County are identified by their areas of strength and need.  Educational programming is designed and implemented to match their identified needs.  Student progress and achievement is monitored on a regular basis.  Teachers of gifted students participate in professional development to increase knowledge, skills, and understanding of gifted students and required instruction.