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1401 W. Valencia Dr.,   Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone: (714) 447-7400 Fax: (714) 447-7414
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GATE Talent Academies

The Fullerton School District is proud to present the 2021-22 GATE Talent Academies.  The GATE Talent Academies are designed to enhance the FSD GATE learning experience through targeted student-interest based academies. Each Academy will be lead by a team of FSD educational experts (including district staff and FSD teachers) and field specialists who will bring a unique lens to the learning environment. 
2021-22 GATE Talent Academy Dates
8:30-11:30 at Hermosa Drive Elementary
Registration Links will be live two weeks prior to each event.
Oct. 9, 2021 Nov. 6, 2021 Jan. 22, 2022 Feb. 12, 2022 - postponed (new date TBD) April 30, 2022
Think Like A Detective - CSI Version
Think Like A Filmmaker/
Think Like An Artist - Virtual Event
Think Like a Psychologist
Think Like a Designer
Lottery Opens 9/27
Lottery Opens 10/25
Registration Opens 1/10
Lottery Opens 1/31
Lottery Opens 4/18

Registration Information

Registration will be by Lottery.


Lottery Link will open at 12:00 PM (noon) on the date specified. Sign-up link will remain open for 48 hours.  


Please sign up your child only one (1) time for their assigned grade level. If you sign up for the Lottery more than one time, your entries will be deleted.


You will receive an automated confirmation page immediately, notifying you that your child has been entered into the Lottery.   


At the end of the 48-hours (Wednesday at noon) 25 participants from each grade level will be randomly selected from the lottery to participate in the GATE Saturday Talent Academy. 


If you are selected, you will be notified using the email you provided by Friday at noon.  There will not be a Wait List.  If we have cancellations we will use the lottery system for contacting families to fill those spaces. 


**The January GATE Talent Academy Registration will open Monday, January 10, 2022, at noon (12:00 PM PST) at https://bit.ly/Jan22Academy We will not be using the Lottery format in January as our event will be Virtual. The Registration form will stay open until Wednesday, January 12, 2022. All who register will be sent an email at the email address provided by Friday, January 21 with Zoom Links for the Saturday Academy.


Click HERE to sign up for ALL GRADES for the GATE Saturday Academy

Please click on the link above to add your child to the GATE Saturday Talent Academy Lottery Sign Up beginning on 1/10/22.

Questions?? Contact the GATE Office: 714.447.7448

Think Like A Designer - April 30, 2022