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
Name: Amanda Burandt
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: Universal screening for all 2nd graders will take place sometime between 9/27 and 10/4. You will be notified if your student qualifies for further testing.
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.
Important dates for the GT Recommendation process at our school: Testing for students school wide will take place on Thursday, 12/5/19. Makeups will take place on Tuesday, 12/10/19, If you are interested in having your child tested, please contact the GT coordinator for nomination paperwork by Friday, 11/1/2019.
Gifted & Talented Program Offerings
Advanced Curriculum & Extended Learning: “The Vehicle”
Provides the depth and complexity needed to ensure meaningful academic growth
Differentiated Learning Pathways: “The Roadmap”
Provides an education at the appropriate level of readiness and challenge
Individualized Opportunities & Enrichment: “The Customized Options”
Actively engages and motivates through interests and meaningful learning opportunities
Social-Emotional Learning: “The Destination”
Focuses on developing the whole child by balancing empowerment and accountability