Gifted & Talented - Discovery Program

  • Fall Semester Deadline The last day of the 1st grading period (Oct. 12, 2018) is the referral deadline for grades K-12. Services for identified students will begin 2nd semester.

    GT/Discovery Information Meeting

    Información de Programa de descubrimiento de dotados y talentosos (Spanish)

    MISSION STATEMENT

    The GT/Discovery Program in LTISD is committed to:

    • Developing a passion for learning, and personal growth so that students reach their talent potential as a life-long learner
    • Delivering an enriched, rigorously accelerated curriculum apart from the standard classroom curriculum for identified students
    • Differentiating curriculum and instructional delivery to align with the needs of students
    • Directing all identified students toward intellectual, emotional, and social success in academics and life

    So that all students’ intellectual, social, emotional and creative needs are met.

    PROGRAM GOALS

    • Identify and serve students who perform in the top 3-5% of the students nationally in the areas of:
      • general intellectual ability
      • creativity
      • advanced academic achievement
    • Provide exemplary units of study that both challenge and engage all identified students both intellectually and creatively.
    • Provide learning opportunities in high order thinking skills, decision making, problem solving and reasoning.
    • Address the social and emotional needs of identified students with the assistance of counselors, mentors, and peers.
    • Assist classroom teachers in the process of differentiation for identified students.
    • Strive to achieve exemplary status on the Texas State Plan for the Education of Gifted and Talented Students.

    Questions and Answers

    Description of Gifted Talented/Discovery Program

    GT/Discovery Program Guide