District Gifted Task Force
The curriculum department is organizing a District 161 Gifted Education Task Force. The purpose of this team will be to make recommendations that ensure our program is meeting the needs of our students. Some of the items the team will work on are listed below.
oReview the current vision and mission of the gifted program
oReview current entrance criteria
oExplore new criteria for entrance and programming
oUnpack the Northwestern District 161 recommendations
oReview surveys for teachers, parents and alumni
oReview curriculum, programs, research, and techniques for best practices in gifted education
oReview and internalize the NAGC standards as a guide to revise the gifted program
oPay special attention to inclusion of underrepresented student populations
oArticulate program changes with the HF gifted programming
We would like to have representation from administrators, teachers, and staff. The task force will meet once a month beginning on October 4th, 2016 from 3:40- 4:40 PM. Please contact Ms. Amabel Crawford at 708.647.7016 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.