GIfted and Talented Center Program

2021-22 GT Center Information
Recorded Presentation
Passcode: d1*HO2tR 

Thank you for your interest in Devinny Elementary's GT Center program.  For more information please click on the link for the recording of the information night we held in December 2020.  If you have any additional questions please reach out to our office.  

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Devinny Gifted and Talented 
Mission:
To transform the potential of gifted students through challenging and meaningful learning experiences so our students become creative producers and responsible problem solvers in a global world.


Devinny Elementary Gifted Center Program Goals:

  1. The development of a clear understanding of fundamental academic concepts and their application.
  2. The opportunity to interact on a regular basis with a peer group of similar learners.
  3. The development of self-efficacy and understanding.  In support of this, students are expected to master the basic skills and factual information related to the core areas of study: mathematics, language arts, science, and social studies.  This knowledge base underlies interdisciplinary unites which the students explore.

 

The Gifted Center Student Experience:

GT Center students have a homeroom class with like minded peers.  The homeroom class is together for core classes but individual students are flexibly grouped into other classrooms when another setting will best meet their individual needs.  Students in the GT center program
 attend Music, Art, P.E., and lunch with mixed classes of their grade level peers.  Fifth grade students may participate in Band and Orchestra which is held twice a week for a 40 minute period. Devinny GT Center students participate in all other grade level activities including field trips and in-school programs. 

Devinny's GT Center Team:

1st Grade: Kelly Bunnell
2nd Grade: Sharon Morgan
3rd Grade: Ashley Camenson
4th Grade: Josh Augustin
5th Grade: Alisa Phenna
Resource Teacher: Ginny Grimes
GT Social Emotional Learning Counselor - Laurie Perea

GT Center Program District Website
Jefferson County Association For Gifted Children (JAGC)

Gifted and Talented Classroom Teachers
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