for the Gifted and Talented
STATE GOAL FOR SERVICES FOR GIFTED/TALENTED STUDENTS
Students who participate in services designed for gifted/talented students will demonstrate skills in self-directed learning, thinking, research, and communication as evidenced by the development of innovative products and performances that reflect individuality and creativity and are advanced in relation to students of similar age, experience, or environment. High school graduates who have participted in services for gifted/talented students will have produced products and performances of professional quality as part of their program services.
Canadian ISD Philosophy
Canadian Independent School District recognizes the indivudual difference in abilities, needs and interests of the school population it serves. An instructional program for Canadian ISD students includes provision ofr gifted and talented students. Gifted learners benefit from instrucional practices that develop and challenge their unique capabilities while fostering creativity and productivity. A quality service provides both cognitive and affective development. Students are challenges to develop their full potiential and be successful in an appropriate learning envoronment.
Referral and Identification
Important to the success of the gifted and talented service is the identification of students who possess unusual potential of high abiltiy in the areas of specific academic aptitude and general intellectual ability. Assessment includes qulaitative and quantitative measures collected from multiple sources.
Students are assessed for givted and talented services according to the following guidelines.
Nomination Window Grades 1-12
The referral window for students in grades 1-12 is open from November 15, 2021- December 15, 2021.
Gifted and Talented Testing
Testing of nominated students in grades 1-12 will occur January 2022 through April 2022.
All kindergarten students are tested in a series of testing events during September 2021 -February 2022.
Parent and Teacher Resources
State and District Policy
Should you have any questions, please contact your campus administrator or the Gifted and Talented Coordinator.
Gifted and Talented Coordinator