Gifted & Talented
- Our Vision and Mission - Advanced Academic & Gifted Services (AAGS)
- Process for Gifted and Talented (GT) Recommendation - Identification & Assessment
- GT Program Framework - Programming
- Advanced Learning Plans (ALP) Timeline and Criteria - Advanced Learning Plans
Our School’s GT Coordinator(s) Contact Information by Grade Level
6th grade Coordinator: Caitlyn Mogensen Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
7th grade Coordinators: Katie Didonato & Caitlyn Mogensen
8th grade Coordinator: Katie Didonato Email: email@example.com
When is GT testing in my school?
Universal Screening: In Adams 12 Five Star Schools, 2nd and 6th graders who are not already identified GT participate in the Universal Screening process for potential gifted and talented identification. Find more detailed information regarding Universal Screening in the Five Star District.
Important dates for the Universal Screening process at our school:
* 6th grade Screener dates: Blue group (Monday/Tuesday) February 9th 2021, Green group (Thursday/Friday) February 11th 2021, Fully Remote Students (need to come in the building) on Wednesday February 10th 2021.
* Whole school testing date is February 23rd, 2021
Parent/Staff/Student GT Recommendation: All students can participate in the GT identification process by submitting a complete body of evidence. Find more detailed information regarding the GT recommendation process in the Five Star District.
If you are interested in having your child be considered for the GT identification process you need to contact your GT Coordinator for school specific information.
Gifted & Talented Program Offerings
Advanced Curriculum & Extended Learning: “The Vehicle”
Provides the depth and complexity needed to ensure meaningful academic growth
Our school offerings include: Honors 6-8 Math, Honors 7-8 LA, Honors 7-8 Science
Differentiated Learning Pathways: “The Roadmap”
Provides an education at the appropriate level of readiness and challenge
Our school offerings include: Acceleration in Math
Individualized Opportunities & Enrichment: “The Customized Options”
Actively engages and motivates through interests and meaningful learning opportunities
Our school offerings include: Choice projects based on ALP goals, clubs such as MathCounts, Spelling Bee, Hour of Code, Newspaper, NaNoWriMo, Drama, Talent Show, Lego/Robotics, Geography Bee, Art Club, Student Council, WEB
Social-Emotional Learning: “The Destination”
Focuses on developing the whole child by balancing empowerment and accountability
Our school offerings include: Counseling Groups
Adams 12 Gifted and Talented Parent Group Page Link: https://a12gtpg.wixsite.com/home