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Gifted Statement of Philosophy

Division Statement of Philosophy
for the Education of Gifted Students
 
Tazewell County Public Schools is committed to the identification of gifted students among all ethnic, racial, and socio-economic groups. Gifted students are those students who have demonstrated outstanding ability and high potential and whose abilities differ from their peers to such a degree that differentiated educational opportunities must be provided to develop their potential. The gifted program strives to address the unique needs, performance, strengths, and learning styles of all identified students, through a broad-based K-12 curriculum.
 
Areas of Identification and Referral:
 
General Intellectual Aptitude
 
Specific Academic Aptitude
 
Career and Technical Aptitude
 
Visual and Performing Arts Aptitude