Gifted and Talented Formal Identification Process for Students in Grades 4-12.
(Creativity - Creative or Divergent Thinking Ability)
The identification process is based on 704 KAR 3:285.
The process listed below is for Creativity (Critical Thinking) . Students must meet criteria on step 1 to proceed to step 2. Students must meet criteria on three of the identification tools in steps 1 and steps 2.
Step 1: Eligibility Identification Procedure:
Students must score 96% or above on a test of creative/divergent thinking.
Step 2: Identification Tools:
Profiles are created on students meeting criteria in Step 1.
Students must meet the following:
* Porfolio of student work samples
*Teacher Checklist of Specific skills (96% or above)
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 receives 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.