In accordance with the philosophy of the Board of Education to develop the special abilities of each student, the
Board requires that appropriate instructional programs be conducted to meet the needs of identified gifted and
Gifted and talented students are those who give evidence, through valid assessment, of high performance
capability in intellectual, creative, artistic, leadership, and/or other academic areas and who need services or
activities not ordinarily provided in the regular District program in order to develop such capabilities.
The learning outcomes for gifted and talented programming shall be related to:
A. Expansion of academic attainments and intellectual skills;
B. Stimulation of intellectual curiosity, independence, and responsibility;
C. Development of originality and creativity;
D. Development of positive attitude toward self and others;
E. Development of desirable social and leadership skills; and
F. Career exploration and awareness.
The Superintendent shall develop administrative procedures which shall include those for valid identification,
curriculum development and implementation, and assessment of the learning outcomes.
118.35, Wis. Stats.
Approved/Adopted: July 13, 2009