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Gifted and Talented

New Gifted and Talented Endorsement Series from SEDC

What is gifted and talented?

A gifted/talented student is a child or youth who performs at or shows the potential for performing at a remarkably high level of accomplishment when compared to others of the same age, experience, or environment and who

  • exhibits high performance capability in an intellectual, creative, or artistic area;
  • possesses an unusual capacity for leadership; or
  • excels in a specific academic field. (Texas Education Code §29.121)

 

Characteristics of Gifted Children

The National Association for Gifted Children has created a Traits of Giftedness. Follow this link to access their information: https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/my-child-gifted/common-characteristics-gifted-individuals/traits

Parent Information - Debra L. Ross, Ed. SGifted  Contactdross@atlanta.k12.ga.us

What do I do if I think my child might be gifted and talented?

Clarksville ISD has a nomination and evaluation protocol. The dates for nomination and evaluation as shown on our district TAG (Talented and Gifted) calendar are below. The calendar is also listed on our website at https://www.clarksvilleisd.net/166627_2

Date and Activity

September  CAMPUS PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR PARENTS
October 15th TAG REFERRALS DUE TO TEACHERS
October 21st TAG REFERRALS DUE TO CAMPUS OFFICES

November 4th SIGNED PERMISSION TO TEST FORMS DUE IN CAMPUS OFFICE
November 11th TAG SCREENING BEGINS

February 1st TAG PLACEMENT MEETING FOR KINDERGARTEN IDENTIFICATION
February 8th TAG PACKETS SENT TO PARENTS
February 15th SIGNED PERMISSION FOR IDENTIFIED KDGN STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE DUE IN CAMPUS OFFICE
February 22nd TAG BEGINS FOR KINDERGARTEN STUDENTS
April 17th (Sat) TAG SCREENING/PLACEMENT COMMITTEE MEETS TO SCREEN TESTING RESULTS
April 23rd TAG SCREENING RESULTS E-FILED
April 30th TAG NOTIFICATION LETTERS MAILED TO PARENTS

May 7th TAG PARENT PERMISSION FOR IDENTIFIED STUDENTS DUE TO CAMPUS OFFICES

 

CISD Gifted and Talented Program Brochure 

GT Brocure GT Brochure

 

Other Resources

Clarksville ISD Board Policy – Legal/Local on Gifted and Talented https://pol.tasb.org/Policy/Code/1017?filter=EHBB

National Association for Gifted Children www.nagc.org 

Texas Association for the Gifted and Talented www.txgifted.org

 

Free Gifted Student Cliparts, Download Free Clip Art, Free Clip Art on  Clipart Library    Shepherd Intermediate School  Gifted Student Cliparts - Cliparts Zone

Contact Heather Howerton

School Phone:
903-427-3891 ext 312