Program Overview

Gifted Services supports the identification and programming for gifted students, grades K-12.  This department collaborates with staff, parents, and the community in support of advanced learners. The mission of Gifted Services is to ensure learning and growth through implementation of educational provisions and advocacy.

Gifted Services encompasses:

  • Development and implementation of the Comprehensive Program Plan (updated every four years)
  • Training and support for staff instructing advanced learners
  • Development of opportunities for parents in partnershp with SVVSD to build understanding of gifted needs and strengths
  • Support of various enrichment opportunities for advanced students
  • Professional development and support for GT personnel with focus on state law compliance
  • Support for buildings regarding identification, programming, and Advanced Learning Plan development
  • Financial management of annual Colorado Department of Education grants funding gifted programming and services throughout the district
  • Communication and collaboration with the Colorado Department of Education focusing on programming, services, and professional development related to gifted education and services