The Advanced Academics Specialist is responsible for collaborating with Gifted/Talented coordinators, principals, and other administrators regarding Gifted/Talented services in schools on student placement and evaluation. Monitors data collection of district-wide Gifted/Talented identified students. Reviews, updates, and revises program guidelines and training modules to align with local, state, and federal mandates for Gifted/Talented coordinators and administrators. Assists with the coordination of Gifted/Talented program activities and collaborates with personnel responsible for specific functions or phases of programs. Confers with staff to explain program and individual responsibilities for functions and phases of program. Assists with implementation activities and carrying out program objectives.