Highly Capable Program Timeline 2017-18

2017- 18 NKSD Highly Capable Dates





September 6-8

Schools to receive list of highly capable students

September Staff Meetings

 Highly Capable Power Points shared at schools-staff sign sheets due Sept. 29

September 29

Kindergarten Highly Capable Flyer sent home

October 2-31

Nominations open for Kindergarten

October 14

Highly Capable Building Plans Due to District Office

October 17

Parent Meeting 5:30 DO: Understanding Giftedness & Your Student Learning Plan

October 25-27th

Elementary Parent Conferences – Student Learning Plans Written

October 31

Kindergarten and/ or new to NKSD Fall nominations Due

November 3

Copy of Student Learning Plans Due to District Office

November 17

Multi-disciplinary Team to review Kindergarten nominations

November 20 –January 5

Referrals for 1, 3-11th open.

November 28

CogAT testing information and opt-out form sent to parents of 2nd Graders

November 30

Kindergarten nominations selections communicated to staff and parents by MDT

January 3

Afterschool training for proctoring and interpreting CogAT

January 5

Deadlines for the appeals from fall Kinder/ New Student MDT meeting

January 5

Appeals communicated to parents and staff

January 5

Highly Capable Referral Closed for grades 1 and 3-11

January 23

Parent Meeting 5:30 DO- HCP Nomination Process and NKSD HCP Services

January 8 - 19

CogAT testing occurring in elementary schools (2nd graders only)

January 22

CogAT materials picked up from schools by district office staff

January 22

Optional: Second Grade Teacher Referral Form for second grade student

January 22- Feb. 2

CogAT screening for 1,3-11 Referrals at all sites

February TBA

Multi-Disciplinary Team spring meeting: selection from all referrals

February 28

CogAT scores reported to teachers, 2nd grade

February 28

Notification from MDT to parents about highly capable selections

March TBA

Parent Meeting Suquamish : Prospective Parents 3-5 AGATE

March 23

Parents Confirmation of HCP Services Due

March 28-30

Kindergarten Student Learning Plans Written

April 20

Deadline for Appeals

April 20

Copy of Kindergarten SLP due to HCP Office

May 2

Appeals decisions communicated to parents and staff

May KMS/ PMS Registration Night

HCP Planning for Next Year and Beyond

May 25

Student survey conducted online

May 25

STAR data gathered for elementary/middle school students to evaluate goals

June 22

Last day of school, end of second semester - Second HCP student grade pull​

*Updated 4/23/18

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