Discovering, Expanding and Celebrating the Gifts and Talents of all Learners
The Department of Gifted Education provides an increasingly comprehensive, challenging K-12 curriculum to meet the needs and enhance the talents of gifted learners. In order to achieve this goal, the gifted team has concentrated on the following objectives:
- Searching, refining and designing multiple screening and selection procedures and instruments to accurately identify gifted students;
- Developing, refining and implementing gifted curriculum and service differentiation with respect to content, process, product and environment;
- Collaboratively developing and supporting site-based programs and interdepartmental projects with administrators, teachers, parents and students to address the unique, diverse needs of gifted learners;
- Investigating assessment procedures to measure student’s growth and program effectiveness.