San Carlos ESD | BP 6172 Instruction
Gifted And Talented Student Program
The Governing Board believes that all students deserve an education that challenges them to meet their full potential. The Board shall provide gifted and talented students opportunities for learning commensurate with their particular abilities and talents.
Programs for gifted and talented students may include part-time groupings and cluster groupings which shall be planned and organized as an integrated, differentiated learning experience within the regular school day. These programs may be augmented or supplemented with other differentiated activities related to the core curriculum using such strategies as independent study, acceleration, and enrichment. (Education Code 52206)
The Board shall determine the most appropriate curricular components for participating students. Each participating student's program shall include an academic component and, as appropriate, instruction in basic skills. (Education Code 52206)
The Superintendent or designee shall ensure the full participation of eligible students regardless of their ethnic, cultural, linguistic or economic background.
Staff development shall be provided to support teachers of gifted and talented students in understanding the unique learning styles and abilities of these students and in developing appropriate instructional strategies.
The Board shall regularly evaluate the effectiveness of the district's program in meeting the needs of gifted and talented students.
Program planning, implementation and evaluation shall involve parents/guardians, staff, community members and students as appropriate.
37223 Weekend classes for mentally gifted minors
51740 Instruction by correspondence
64000 Categorical programs included in consolidated application
64001 Single plan for student achievement, consolidated application programs
CODE OF REGULATIONS, TITLE 5
1633 Instruction by correspondence
CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR THE GIFTED PUBLICATIONS
GATE Standards Workbook: A Guide to Design, Improve and Assess Gifted Programs, 2005
Meeting the Standards: A Guide to Developing Services for Gifted Students, 2002
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION PUBLICATIONS
Gifted and Talented Education Program Resource Guide, rev. 2005
Recommended Standards for Programs for Gifted and Talented Students, rev. 2005
California Association for the Gifted: http://www.cagifted.org
California Department of Education, Gifted and Talented Education: http://www.cde.ca.gov/sp/gt
Council for Exceptional Children, The Association for the Gifted (CEC-TAG): http://www.cectag.org
National Association for Gifted Children: http://www.nagc.org
Policy SAN CARLOS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT
adopted: November 13, 2003 San Carlos, California