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Photo Role & Contact Information
Susan Graulty

Susan Graulty

GATE/VAPA Coordinator

(831) 786-2100

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David Manier

David Manier

Instructional Coach, GATE/ Differentiation

(831) 786-2100

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Origami Activity: Jumping Frogs

First make your rectangular paper into a square like this:

origami paper

Then follow the directions in this video.  Enjoy!


Gifted and Talented Education

                        GATE STEAM Nights

PVUSD GATE Students and Families:  Please join us for this year's STEAM Nights!

GATE STEAM Nights will be held from 5:45-7:30pm on the following dates for the 2019/2020 school year:

  • September 10, 2019
  • October 8, 2019
  • November 12, 2019
  • December 10, 2019
  • February 11, 2020
  • March 10, 2020
  • April 7, 2020
  • May 12, 2020

Register here! *    ¡Regístrase aquí! *

*Registration available for PVUSD GATE students.

Students in actionStudent in Action

GATE STEAM Night, September 2019

Paper Bridge Experiment with Flipgrid

Check out the Flipgrid videos students made in collaboration with their groups to document their Paper Bridge experiment. (Click on a thumbnail to view.)

Khriss R.  Kenzie S  Team K.A.N.Z  team people


Students using Depth and Complexity Icons

GATE STEAM Night, December 2018

STEAM Night Engineering ActivityBreak Out BoxMath Activity












Engineering, Math and Break Out Challenges

A Selection of GATE Strategies

Appropriate strategies for gifted students include (but are not limited to):

I'm Looking For

2018/19 GATE Liaison Forum

GATE Resource Links

DOK Resources