Steps for Identification & Timeline

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2018-19 School Year

 

Kindergarten & First Grade

October 2, 2018

Work with communications to create Robo call and email to share assessment timeline

October 15, 2018

K-1 referral window opens (forms can be found on the website: https://osd.wednet.edu/academics/highly_capable/highly_capable_forms)

Parents, teachers, principals and other school staff can refer students.

October 18, 2018


K-1 parent information night

WMS Library 6:00-7:00 pm

October 29, 2018

K-1 referral window closes

November 1, 2018

Send SIGS (Scales for Rating Gifted Students) to teachers

MAP and CogAT testing window opens

November 30, 2018

Map and CogAT testing window closes

Collect SIGS from teachers

December 3, 2018

Mail CogAT tests for scoring

January 8, 2019

Multidisciplinary team meets to review data and identify students

January 11, 2019

Notify schools of newly identified students

January 14, 2019

Send notification letters to families

January 22, 2019

Appeals window for K-1 opens

January 31, 2019

Appeals window closes for K-1

February 1, 2019

Notify appeals families


 

Second Grade & Above

January 22, 2019

Work with communications to create Robo call and email to share assessment timeline

January 28, 2019

2nd and above referral window opens (forms can be found on the website: https://osd.wednet.edu/academics/highly_capable/highly_capable_forms)

Parents, teachers, principals and other school staff can refer students.

February 7, 2019


2nd and above parent information night

WMS Library 6:00-7:00 pm

February 11, 2019

2nd and above referral window closes

February 14, 2019

Send SIGS (Scales for Rating Gifted Students) to teachers

MAP and CogAT testing window opens

March 15, 2019

Map and CogAT testing window closes

Collect SIGS from teachers

March 19, 2019

Mail CogAT tests for scoring

April 16, 2019

Multidisciplinary team meets to review data and identify students

April 19, 2019

Notify schools of newly identified students

April 22, 2019

Send notification letters to families

April 29, 2019

Appeals window for K-1 opens

May 6, 2019

Appeals window closes for K-1

May 13, 2019

Notify appeals families

   

*Services for newly identified students will begin in the fall of the 2019-20 school year.