Gifted and Talented Education (GATE)

GATE Course Offerings - SDUSD-UCSD Program Registration
·       UCSD will also host a zoom Q&A information session on Thursday, September 23rd at 4:00 pm for interested SDUSD staff.


GATE Department Mission Statement

The San Diego Unified School District Gifted and Talented Department supports unique and equitable access for high achieving and underachieving pupils who are identified as gifted. Our mission is to advance the development of gifted, talented, and high potential youth through opportunities, student advocacy, and exemplary programs and practices.

The GATE office is responsible for GATE programming, GATE teacher certification, and professional development around gifted and talented education.

For questions about GATE assessment, please contact your site school psychologist or contact the Office of Related and Specialized Services at 858-573-5941.

The work of the GATE Office has been assumed by the Office of Leadership and Learning. For questions please email

GATE testing will resume when students are able to return to the school sites