Gifted EducationThe Pennsylvania Code (22 Pa. Code §16.2) indicates that each school district must, by direct service or through arrangement with other agencies, provide the following:
Schuylkill Intermediate Unit 29 supports district implementation of gifted programs and services.Gifted education is the shared responsibility of the Bureau of Special Education and the Bureau of Teaching and Learning Support. The integrated approach commits both Bureaus to providing support for Chapter 16.Detailed information is best found in the K-12 section of the PA Department of Education website.Additional resources:
- Services and programs planned, developed and operated for the identification and evaluation of each gifted student;
- Gifted education for each gifted student which is based on the unique needs of the student, not solely on the student's classification; and
- Gifted education for gifted students which enables them to participate in acceleration or enrichment programs, or both, as appropriate, and to receive services according to their intellectual and academic abilities and needs.
Gifted NetworkThe Schuylkill County Gifted Network is a collaborative effort of district representatives and the IU Curriculum Department to work on improving the gifted education throughout the Schuylkill County schools.
The ODR (Office for Dispute Resolution) website (http://odr-pa.org/) offers the following Spanish gifted forms:
Gifted Intent to Re-Evaluate
Gifted Permission to Evaluation
Invitation to Participate in GIEP Meeting
Gifted Notice of Parental Rights
- Pennsylvania Association for Gifted Education (PAGE)
For more information please contact , Monica Vanscoy, Supervisor of STEM and District Support Consultant, 570-544-9131 extension 1255.