• Mission of the Gifted Program

    The mission of the gifted services is to address individual academic needs, to provide an environment that allows risk taking and personal growth, and to offer an enriched, accelerated, in-depth, and diverse curriculum.

    Testing Notification Statement

    District 204 offers a variety of academic programming to meet the needs of our students.  Although assessment occurs throughout the school year for all students, some programs require additional information gathering in order to determine appropriate placement. The attached Identification Timeline provides general information regarding identification for the Project Arrow Gifted Program and the Accelerated Mathematics Program. Letters with specific testing details will be mailed from schools to parents of students for whom further evaluation is recommended. Additional information about either of these programs can be found on the district website or by contacting your child’s classroom teacher or school’s Student Services Coordinator.

    Declaración de Notificación de Evaluaciones

    El Distrito 204 ofrece una variedad de programas académicos para satisfacer las necesidades de los estudiantes. Aunque los estudiantes son evaluados durante el año escolar, algunos programas requieren recopilar información adicional para determinar dónde es más apropiado ubicarlos. La Línea Cronológica de Identificación (Identification Timeline) que aparece arriba, localizada en el sitio web del Distrito, provee información general relacionada con el proceso de identificación para el programa Project Arrow Gifted Program (para estudiantes sobresalientes) y el programa de Matemáticas Aceleradas. Las escuelas les enviarán a los hogares cartas con detalles específicos sobre las pruebas para aquellos estudiantes que necesitan ser evaluados. Puede encontrar información adicional sobre estos dos programas en el sitio web del Distrito o poniéndose en contacto con el maestro del salón de clase de su niño o con la Coordinadora de Servicios del Estudiante.

    Project Arrow Identification Timeline

    Bright Child/Gifted Learner

    Opportunities For The Gifted

    PA Parent Orientation

    National Association for Gifted Children http://www.nagc.org/

    Illinois Association for Gifted Children http://www.iagcgifted.org/

    Hoagies Gifted Page http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/parents.htm

    SENG-Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted Children http://www.sengifted.org/

    Gifted Development Center-Linda Silverman http://www.gifteddevelopment.com/

    Davidson Institute for Talent Development http://www.davidsongifted.org/

    Thinkfinity http://thinkfinity.org/ParentHome.aspx

    Northwestern Center for Talent Development http://www.ctd.northwestern.edu/