Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)

    Committee Chair:  Penney Miller, gateuscptc@gmail.com

    What is the GATE committee?

    The GATE committee was formed to support parents of gifted and academically talented children. GATE sponsors meetings to inform parents about GATE opportunities in and outside of the school district.   


  • View Virtual Meeting: Information for gifted education – April 28

    Are you curious about gifted and talented education (GATE) in the Upper St. Clair School District? If so, you may be interested to view a recording of the informational meeting that took place on at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

    The Director of Special Education, Cassandra Doggrell, and Director of Pupil Services, Lauren Madia, discussed the following:

    • What is gifted?
    • Gifted education in Upper St. Clair
    • Staffing
    • The process for identifying and evaluating giftedness
    • Resources for parents

    To view a recording of the meeting, please click:


    To view the slides from the meeting, please click:

    GATE in USCSD 

    This informational session was sponsored by the Parent Teacher Council GATE Committee. Should you have any questions about the event, please contact Penney Miller, PTC GATE chairperson, at gateuscptc@gmail.com.

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  • GATE Enrichment and Summer Camps

    Interested in spring or summer enrichment opportunities?  Please check out the links listed under the Enrichment Opportunities.   

    We always welcome suggestions, so please email gateuscptc@gmail.com if you would like to share additional links.

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  • Register for eAlerts

    If you are interested in receiving eAlerts from GATE, please be certain to check the USC PTC box under "Organizations" when setting your eAlert subscriptions.  

Last Modified on April 29, 2021