Gifted and Talented- Parents

Gifted and Talented Identification Areas:

Creative/Divergent Thinking Possessing either demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in creative thinking and divergent approaches to conventional tasks as evidenced by innovative or creative reasoning, advanced insight and imagination, and solving problems in unique ways.

General intellect - Possessing either demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in general intellectual ability and possessing a consistently outstanding mental capacity as compared to children of one’s own age, experience, or environment. General intellectual ability is usually reflected in extraordinary performance in a variety of cognitive areas, such as abstract reasoning, logical reasoning, social awareness, memory, spatial relations, and the analysis, synthesis, and evaluation of information.

Leadership - 
Possessing either demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in social skills and interpersonal qualities such as poise, effective oral and written expression, managerial ability, and the ability, or vision, to set goals and organize others to successfully reach those goals.
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Specific Academic Aptitude - Possessing either demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in specific academic areas significantly beyond the age, experiences, or environment of one’s chronological peers. Others include Language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies

Visual and Performing Arts - Possessing either demonstrated or potential ability to perform at an exceptionally high level in visual or performing arts and demonstrating the potential for outstanding aesthetic production, accomplishment, or creativity in areas such as art, music, drama, speech, and in activities requiring gross or fine motor skills. These include art, music, drama, and dance

GENERAL INFORMATION
Bracken County Gifted Policy
Bracken County Handbook
Gifted and Talented Student Service plan
Gifted and Talented Permission-Decline form
K-Prep Guidance document
Grievance Procedure 

Parent Resources

Visual & Performing Arts
ART
Special Instructor Information Form 
Art Parent Nomination form

MUSIC
Special Intructor Information Form
Music Parent Nomination form 

DANCE 
Special Instructor Information Form 
Dance Parent Nomination form 

DRAMA 
Special Instructor Information Form 
Drama Parent Nomination form

Specific Academic Aptitude 
MATH
Math Parent Checklist

LANGUAGE ARTS 
Language Arts Parent Checklist

SCIENCE 
Science Parent Checklist

SOCIAL STUDIES
Social Studies Parent Checklist

GENERAL INTELLIGENCE
General Intelligence Parent Checklist

CREATIVE AND DIVERGENT THINKING
Creative and Divergent Thinking Parent Checklist 
The William Scale - Parent version

LEADERSHIP
Leadership Parent Checklist