School District of McFarland
Bylaws & Policies
 

2464 - PROGRAMS FOR GIFTED AND TALENTED STUDENTS

In accordance with the philosophy of the School Board and the District's implementation of Response to Intervention (RtI), McFarland is committed to developing the special skills and abilities of each student, including those of students with gifts and talents.

Gifted and talented students are those who give evidence, through valid assessment, of high performance capability in intellectual, creative, artistic, dramatic, leadership, and/or other areas and who can especially benefit from services and/or activities in order to develop such capabilities.

The learning outcomes of a program for gifted and talented students may include, for example:

 A.expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills;

 B.stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence, and responsibility;

 C.development of originality and creativity;

 D.development of positive attitude toward self and others;

 E.development of desirable social and leadership skills; and

 F.career exploration and awareness.

The District Administrator/designee shall develop procedures to guide gifted and talented identification, curriculum planning, and assessment, as identified in the District's Gifted and Talented Program Plan.

118.35, Wis. Stats.