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Identification Process for Visual/Performing Arts

Gifted and Talented Formal Identification Process for Students in Grades 4-12.

The identification process is based on 704 KAR 3:285.


Step 1:  Eligibility Identification Procedures:  These students are identified based on performace through observations of demonstrated arts ability, portfolio review, and/or audition.  Students must meet minimum criteria on three of the identification tools.


MUSIC:  Step 1: Teacher Checklist for Music    Step 2:  Parent Checklist for Music potential, including a video and recommendation from a community instructor.      Step 3:  Student Self-Rating Music Interest Inventory


ART::  Step 1:  Teacher Checklist for Art      Step 2:  Parent Checklist for Visual Arts potential to include an Art Portfolio (samples of work) and a recommendation from a community instructor.    Step 3:  Student self-rating Visual Arts Interset Inventory


DRAMA:  Step 1:  Teacher Checklist for Drama      Step 2:  Parent Checklist for Drama potenial to include a video/portfolio and recommedation from community instructor.         Step 3:  Student Self-Rating Drama Interest Inventory


DANCE:  Step 1:  Teacher Checklist for Dance      Step 2:  Parent Checklist for Dance potential to include video and recommendation from community instructor.    Step 3:  Student Self-Rating Dance Interest Inventory


* Auditions will be scheduled for student not participating in community activities and/or for additional information, 


Step 2: The School Gifted Education Committee will meet to analyze the data and finalize the GSSP's for qualifying students. .

* Students are eligible for formal identification in grades 4-12. Once a students recieves a GSSP, the plan stays in effect until graduation from high school. Additions to current GSSP's can be made at any time upon a student meeting the criteria.