Gifted Program Advisory Council

  • The 2019-2022 Gifted Plan calls for the continuation of a district-wide Gifted Program Advisory Council comprised of parent representation from each school in addition to an elementary and middle school administrator and Gifted Education Specialist.

    GPAC Purpose

    • To advocate for students who need differentiated approaches for advanced instruction in order to meet their academic and intellectual needs.
    • To improve the overall quality of gifted programming for students in K-12.
    • To foster clear and constructive communications among parents, schools, and the school district. 

    GPAC Function

    • To provide direct support for implementation of the focus practices of the 2019-2022 Plan Cycle.
    • To provide feedback to the parent and educational communities regarding the status and implementation of gifted programming at respective schools.
    • To recommend strategies for improving services and opportunities to students in K-12.
    • To serve as a liaison for sharing of programmatic successes and constructive feedback among the district, school and parent groups in our community.

    GPAC Meeting Dates

    GPAC Meeting dates for 2019-20
    Meetings are held at Phoenix Academy from 6:00pm-7:30pm unless otherwise noted
    • Oct. 1, 2019: Credit by Demonstrated Mastery (CDM) @ Phoenix
    • Oct 10, 2019: Twice Exceptional (2e) @ ECHHS
    • Nov. 19, 2019: Updates LEAP re-vision and Talent Dev Summer Camp K-2 @ Scroggs Elementary 
    • Jan. 14, 2020: The ARTS in CHCCS @ CMS
    • Feb. 18, 2020 McDougle Elementary
    • March 24, 2020 TBD
    • May 5, 2020: NCVPS  @ TBD