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Academically Gifted

Article 9 (Special Education)
Amended to create Article 9B (Academically or Intellectually Gifted Students)

Definition
Academically or intellectually gifted students perform or show the potential to perform at substantially high levels of accomplishments when compared with others their age, experience or environment. Academically or intellectually gifted students exhibit high performance capability in intellectual areas, specific academic fields, or in both intellectual areas and specific academic fields. Academically or intellectually gifted students require differentiated education services beyond those ordinarily provided by the regular educational program. Outstanding abilities are present in students from all cultural groups, across all economic strata, and in all areas of human behavior.

Nancy Cantrell:  Program Director
Katy Huscusson:  AIG Coordinator
Jo Wolffer:  AIG Specialist: Elementary
Sara Shook:  AIG Specialist: Mountain View Intermediate

Helpful Links:

National Association for Gifted Children

AIG Resources:

Academically Gifted Standards

MCS AIG Handbook

Characteristics of Gifted Learners

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