Subject areas are differentiated from the regular subject area classes in terms of breadth, depth, and complexity. The Gifted Supervisor works with the classroom teachers and the Gifted Intervention Specialists to implement gifted strategies. Gifted processes are intertwined with instruction, thus enhancing State Standards.
2020-2021 Program Criteria: For detailed information please reference Board Policy pages 3 and 4: Gifted Policy IGBB.
Gifted Intervention Specialists (GIS) provide high-level instruction that is differentiated to meet students’ abilities and extend beyond grade-level standards.
2-6 Math and ELA General Education Classroom Cluster: Grades 2-6 services are delivered by the general education teacher, for students possessing one qualifying Math or Reading score.
2-4 Math and ELA Resource Room Enrichment: Grades 2-4 services with the GIS are in the form of a pullout classroom with a focus on either Math or Language Arts enrichment, for students possessing two or more qualifying Math or Reading scores, and/or ODE-approved Cognitive identification.
Grades 3-6 Gifted English Language Arts: Students possessing two or more qualifying Reading scores, and/or an ODE-approved Cognitive identification will be provided services in a self-contained classroom, with the GIS as teacher of record.
Grades 5-6 Gifted Math: Students possessing two or more qualifying Math scores, and/or an ODE-approved Cognitive identification will be provided services in a self-contained classroom with the GIS as teacher of record.
Grades 7-8 Honors Math and English Language Arts: Services are delivered by the general education teacher, in the form of a single-subject Honors classroom with a focus on content standards.
Grades 9-12 AP/CCP/Honors: Services are delivered by the general education teacher, in the form of a single subject Honors, Advanced Placement, and/or in-house College Credit Plus course with a focus on content standards. Instructors of AP and CCP courses receive additional training to instruct at this level.