goals are focused in the following areas:
1.Student Identification - process and
identify outstanding intellectual potential in students and to nurture the
academic, creative, artistic, and social/emotional needs of gifted, talented
and creative children.
implement an ongoing identification process of screening and selecting students
based on multiple and specific criteria (both qualitative and quantitative).
offer a continuum of services designed to challenge academically gifted and
talented students through rigorous curriculum with a focus on developing higher
order, critical thinking skills and problem solving as well as leadership and
develop and implement a variety of differentiated and substantive learning
opportunities providing exploration of in-depth content to generate complex
products appropriate to their giftedness.
support the district's commitment to this program by providing educators with
appropriate staff development and resources to meet the needs of academically
analyze the effectiveness of the gifted and talented program through ongoing
evaluation for the purpose of continued improvement, development and