Gifted Education Program
Gifted Scope and Sequence
The Governing Board approved the scope and sequence on May 10, 2021. Click here to view the document.
The mission of the Liberty Elementary School District’s gifted education program is to meet the social-emotional and academic needs of each of our identified gifted and talented students by providing rich learning opportunities to enhance their potential to become innovative thinkers, community leaders and lifelong learners through a continuum of differentiated services.
|Testing Period||Test||Form Due by|
|Testing Period 1:
|CogAT Gifted||August 25|
|Testing Period 2:
January 5 - 14
|CogAT Gifted||December 1|
May 28- April 1
*Opt out March 7
April 11 - 22
|Testing Period 3:
May 2 - 13
|CogAT Gifted||April 11|
The Liberty Elementary School District recognizes that gifted students have unique educational needs that are met by educating the whole child through a variety of services and options. The role of the gifted program is to identify gifted students and to challenge them at their individual academic level while teaching creative and higher-level thinking skills.
Enhance critical thinking and reasoning abilities
Utilize differentiated strategies for learning
Build and extend cognitive language skills
Facilitate opportunities for learning
Establish and promote scholarly behavior
Develop social and emotional skills
If you have further questions regarding the program, please feel free to speak with your child's teacher, school principal, or you may contact the Educational Services Department at (623) 474-6600.
Gifted Education Program Lead Teacher
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