Tuesday, October 2, 2007

Gifted Program Info

“Should I have my child tested for the gifted program?”
Referral Information Meeting for
Parents of Students in Grades 1-11

TAG Program: The Highland Park Independent School District’s Talented and Gifted Program provides rigorous and challenging opportunities for identified gifted students by offering a variety of learning experiences that differentiate depth and complexity and pacing within the curriculum.

What: Meetings for parents interested in referring their child for possible placement in the TAG program in 2007-2008 (Referrals are due on December 7, 2007.)

Purpose: This is an opportunity for parents to learn the purpose of the TAG program, the delivery of program services, and the specific identification procedures used in HPISD. Presenters will explain the assessments given to referred students and how students qualify for program services. Referral packets will be available.

Date and Place: Monday, November 5, 2007
7:00 p.m., Hyer Elem.
Thursday, November 8, 2007
8:45 a.m., Bradfield Elem.

For additional information, please contact Lynda Walker, TAG Program Coordinator, at walkerl@hpisd.org

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