New Procedures 2017-18

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    • Pilot universal assessment for 2nd graders using the Naglieri Nonverbal Test-Third Edition (NNAT3)
    • Shift from 1st to 2nd grade for universal assessment, per recommendation by State GATE Committee (Statewide GATE Directors)
    • New State eligibility matrix to identify students as gifted
    • Immediate pull-out or collaborative services for identified students, pending parent authorization
    • Students receiving a 99 percentile on the universal screening will automatically be tested one on one with our licensed psychologist to see if they qualify for a SWAS model of programming
    • Students receiving at or above a 99 percentile Full Scale Score on the individually administered cognitive test by a licensed psychologist will be invited to apply for SWAS admission