This page is dedicated to resources and forms parents may use to assist them in planning and serving their high ability children. For more information, please refer to the "staff" page for a contact person to answer specific questions.
Hoagies Gifted Education Website is an excellent source for parents, staff, and students. The site offers national and state gifted service options, reading lists for high abilitiy students, and references for academic and social and emotional support for this population.
The Gifted Education Department was the topic of a post graduate student dissertation, surveying the program by contacting families served through interventions developed and implemented as needed for high ability studetns. This thesis is the results of that study.
In 1981, the SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted) Program began. Training is provided periodically for parents to learn to facilitiate these guided discussion sessions. Information is provided in a PowerPoint delivered to the Gifted Adv isory Committee in 2008 as well as a link to the SENG website.
NUMATS is a program sponsored by Northwestern University providing high ability students the opportunity to take out of grade level tests for experience, for future academic planning, and for information about programs offered in the midwest. Parents may use this letter to request testing for their child.