• Gifted and Talented - Academic

    • Summer SAIL Registration is currently closed. 

      We are currently working to offer spots to as many waitlisted students as possible!

      Please call 843-402-7878 or email us at summersail@charleston.k12.sc.us to check your student's place on the waitlist. 

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  • Meet the Team

  • About Us

  • Instructional Programs Department Overview

    The Instructional Programs Department enhances high-quality teaching and learning in the Charleston County School District. We work strategically and collaboratively to provide personalized instruction, curricular resources, and digital programs. CCSD Instructional Programs ensure every student has the opportunity to engage in standards-aligned, relevant, strength-based, and impactful educational experiences that will promote college and career readiness.

    Our IP Team Commitments

    The Instructional Programs Team is committed to providing equitable opportunities for access to rigorous, appropriate tools to allow students to:

    • Think critically and creatively

    • Collaborate effectively 

    • Compete globally 

    • Advocate for their learning 

    Our IP Core Values

    • Challenge

    • Growth

    • Innovation

    • Integrity

    • Service

    Gifted and Talented Department

    Gifted and Talented service fosters in each student a desire for excellence, compassion for others, and a sense of individual responsibility to self, the school, the community, and a changing society. 

    How We Directly Support Schools

    • Challenge and stimulate the Academically Gifted and Talented student.
    • Assist in delivering a teaching approach that enriches and accelerates the learning of core content according to the state’s curriculum standards.
    • Provide on-going professional development in gifted and talented curriculum and teaching strategies.
    • Provide support (mentoring, PD) for teachers, administrators, parents, and the communities of CCSD.

    Our Core Services

    • Identifying and placing all CCSD academically Gifted and Talented students in grades 3-12 according to the mandated specifications of the Education Improvement Act of South Carolina (Regulation 43-220).
    • Providing each Gifted and Talented child opportunities for intellectual stimulation through group interaction with students of similar academic abilities and a curriculum of experiences and activities outside the limits of the regular classroom.
    • Empowering each gifted child to recognize and fully utilize his or her specific unique talents and to strive for excellence while contributing to self and others.
  • Contact Us

  • Gifted and Talented Office 
    St. Andrews Campus
    721 Wappoo Road
    Charleston, SC 29407

    Office Phone: 843-402-7836
    Office Fax: 843-402-7835