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Identification Process for Creativity






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)
               * Other

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.