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Gifted Education

Philosophy:  The overall aim of Parkland ‘s gifted services is to provide educational opportunities and experiences to help students extend their learning, develop individual potential, enhance their self-concept, and become independent learners.

Overview:  The Parkland School District provides differentiated activities and opportunities through which students discover and develop their unique and individual needs, interests, talents, and abilities.

Identification:  The Gifted Identification Process is a scaled multi-step process based on: 

  • Student Achievement
  • Standardized Test Scores
  • Teacher Evaluations
  • Parental Input
  • IQ Test Scores
  • American Association for Gifted Children (AAGC) - www.aagc.org
  • Associatiuon for the Gifted (TAG-Council for Exceptional Children) - www.cec.sped.org
  • National Association for the Gifted - www.nagc.org
  • PA Association for Gifted Education        

For your information, a copy of the Notice of Parental Rights for Gifted Students is available at the following link:  Notice of Parental Rights