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 Procedure: These students are identified on the basis of informal measures that may include demonstrated leadership roles, sociograms, observations of leadership, product/portfolio review, and/or self-reflections. Students must meet a minimum criteria on three of the identification tools.
Screening for leadership: This criterion must be met in order to continue the screening process.
- Teacher Checklist and Information Form: Student must score a minimum of 27 points or 96th percentile.
Step 2 of the Identification Procedure:
- Student Self-Rating Checklist and Information Form: students will complete this form.
- ONE of the following identification tools wil be considered.
- Parent Checklist for Leadership Potential
- Offices held by student
- School Leadership Programs
- Community Service Leadership Checklist and Information Form
Step 3: : The Gifted Education Selection and Placement Committee will meet to analyze the data. The committee will decide if criteria has been met to qualify for a gifted plan or may request additional data for consideration and re-evaluation. Once a student qualifies for a GT plan the committee will establish service options (minimum of two) to develop a Gifted Student Service Plan.
* 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.