Highly Capable Program Timeline 2018-19

2018- 19 NKSD Highly Capable Dates





September 5-12

Schools to receive list of highly capable students

September Staff Meetings

 Highly Capable Power Points shared at schools-staff sign sheets due Sept. 28

September 28

Kindergarten and new students Highly Capable Flyer sent home in English and Spanish

October 1-31

Referral window open for Kindergarten and new students

October 15

Highly Capable Building Plans Due to District Office

October TBA

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

October 24-26th

Elementary Parent Conferences – Student Learning Plans Written

October 31

Kindergarten and/or new to NKSD Fall nominations Due

November 2

Copy of Student Learning Plans Due to District Office

November 16

Multi-disciplinary Team to review Kindergarten and new student referrals

November 30

CogAT testing information regarding all NKSD 2nd grade highly capable screening sent to families and staff

December 5

Kindergarten and new student selections communicated to staff and parents by MDT

December 3 - January 4

Referrals for 1, 3-11th open, and Highly Capable flyers in English and Spanish announced on NKSD website, Enews, front offices, and Peachjar

January TBA

Afterschool training for proctoring and interpreting CogAT

January 4

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

January TBA

Parent Meeting 5:30 NKSD District Office - HCP referral process and services

January 4

Highly Capable Referral Closed for grades 1 and 3-11

January 14

Results of Kindergarten and new student appeals communicated to parents and staff

January 7 - 18

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

January 22

CogAT materials picked up from schools by district office staff

January 21

Optional: Second Grade Teacher Referral Form for second grade student

January 15-28

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

February TBA

Multi-Disciplinary Team spring meeting: selection from all referrals

March 1

CogAT scores reported to teachers, 2nd grade

March 1

Notification from MDT to parents about highly capable selections

March TBA

Parent Meeting Suquamish : Prospective Parents 3-5 AGATE

March 15

Parent permission and confirmation for HCP services due

March 27-29

Kindergarten Student Learning Plans Written

March 31

Deadline for Appeals

April 19

Copy of Kindergarten SLP due to HCP Office

April 19

Appeals decisions communicated to parents and staff

May KMS/PMS Registration Night

HCP Planning for Next Year and Beyond


Student survey conducted online

May 24

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

June 19

Last day of school, end of second semester and HCP program review completed

*Updated 1/28/19

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