Highly Capable Program Timeline 2016-17

2016- 17 NKSD Highly Capable Dates





September 6-9

Schools to receive list of highly capable students

September 30

Kindergarten Highly Capable Flyer sent home

October 1-31

Nominations open for Kindergarten

October 14

Highly Capable Building Plans Due to District Office

October 20

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

October 26-28th

Elementary Parent Conferences – Student Learning Plans Written

October 31

Kindergarten and/ or new to NKSD Fall nominations Due

November 4

Copy of Student Learning Plans Due to District Office

November 21

Multi-disciplinary Team to review Kindergarten nominations

November 21 –January 6

Referrals for 1, 3-11th open.

November 23

Kindergarten nominations selections communicated to staff and parents by MDT

November 28

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

January 5

Afterschool training for proctoring and interpreting CogAT

January 6

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

January 6

Appeals communicated to parents and staff

January 6

Highly Capable Referral Closed for grades 1 and 3-11

January 20th

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

January 9 - 13

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

January 22

CogAT materials picked up from schools by district office staff

Janyary 22

Optional: Second Grade Teacher Referral Form for second grade student

January 23- Feb. 8th

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 17

Parents Confirmation of HCP Services Due

March 29-31

Kindergarten Student Learning Plans Written

March 31

Deadline for Appeals

April 14

Copy of Kindergarten SLP due to HCP Office

April 21

Appeals decisions communicated to parents and staff

May KMS/ PMS Registration Night

HCP Planning for Next Year and Beyond

May 26

Student survey conducted online


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

June 16th

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

*Updated 8/17/16

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