GATES: Student Services

GATES District Student Services, Grades 4-12 Last Updated: 1/12/2021 5:09 PM

GENERAL INFORMATION

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Elementary GATES Services
According to Kentucky GT regulation 704 KAR 3:285, a minimum of two service delivery options must be in place for gifted students. Grouping for instructional purposes and multiple services delivery options shall be utilized in a local district gifted education plan. Student grouping formats shall include grouping for instructional purposes based on student interests, abilities, and needs, including social and emotional.

Two types of services provided:

Specialized Programming

Collaboration, Co-teaching, Coaching

District GT Resource Teachers:

Ashley Sakie

Ginny Thomas

 

 

All students will receive GATEway services from District GT teachers whether in-person or on VLA that include:

  • Enrichment Unit of Study
  • Independent Study
    (aka passion project)

Students identified in Visual Performing Arts (VPA) receive a scholarship for a free class or half-price private lessons each quarter at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Contact the Arts Center at 241-6018 each quarter to enroll.

GT students are clustered in classrooms (in-person and VLA). District GT teachers work in schools and with VLA teachers during alternate weeks when students are not at GATEway. District GT Resource teachers provide support to all classroom teachers of gifted students for differentiating instruction prescribed by the GSSP.

GATEway services

1st Semester-September through December

2nd Semester-January through May

Ms. Sakie and Mrs. Thomas will email families prior to the beginning of each semester with schedules and the following information:

  • Login information for students/parents to access GATEway class
  • GATEway FAQs, permission to participate, behavior contract
  • How parents may be connected and receive up-to-date information

 

Middle School GATES Services
According to Kentucky GT regulation 704 KAR 3:285, a minimum of two service delivery options must be in place for gifted students. Grouping for instructional purposes and multiple services delivery options shall be utilized in a local district gifted education plan. Student grouping formats shall include grouping for instructional purposes based on student interests, abilities, and needs, including social and emotional.

Two types of services provided:

Specialized Programming

Collaboration, Co-teaching, Coaching

EOMS, Katie Perraut

NOMS, Tamara McGuire

OCMS, Paige Batcheldor

SOMS, Peggy Feeley-Lacy

 

 

Services are provided as a scheduled class at each middle school and include:

  • Enrichment Unit of Study
  • Independent Study
    (aka passion project)

Students identified in Visual Performing Arts (VPA) receive a scholarship for a free class or half-price private lessons each quarter at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Contact the Arts Center at 241-6018 each quarter to enroll.

GT coordinators work with administrative teams, Professional Learning Communities, and small groups of cross-grade teachers to provide support for differentiating instruction prescribed by GSSP that is connected directly to core content.

Virtual Learning Academy (VLA), grades 6-12
VLA GT Advisor, Elaine Dillard VLA GT students will receive specialized programming from their school GT coordinator.

GT Advisor will:

  • Complete GSSPs for VLA students to ensure content is appropriately meeting the needs of GT students
  • Provide curricular adjustments such as compacting, acceleration/pacing, enrichment
  • Liaise with school GT coordinators regarding students’ and their individual needs
High School GATES Services
According to Kentucky GT regulation 704 KAR 3:285, a minimum of two service delivery options must be in place for gifted students. Grouping for instructional purposes and multiple services delivery options shall be utilized in a local district gifted education plan. Student grouping formats shall include grouping for instructional purposes based on student interests, abilities, and needs, including social and emotional.

Two types of services provided:

Specialized Programming

Collaboration, Co-teaching, Coaching

NOHS, Pati Wollert

OCHS, Joe Percefull

SOHS, Colleen Davis

 

 

Services vary at each high school but may include seminars, advanced courses of study, dual enrollment, academic competitions, special counseling, mentorships, and other types of enrichment and acceleration. Care is taken to schedule students in classes matching their areas of interest and expertise. 

Students identified in Visual Performing Arts (VPA) receive a scholarship for a free class or half-price private lessons each quarter at the Oldham County Schools Arts Center. Contact the Arts Center at 241-6018 each quarter to enroll.

GT coordinators work with administrative teams, Professional Learning Communities, and small groups of cross-grade teachers to provide support for differentiating instruction prescribed by GSSP that is connected directly to core content.

Virtual Learning Academy (VLA), grades 6-12
VLA GT Advisor, Elaine Dillard Gifted students will be placed in VLA GT advisory and will receive services under the direction of Mrs. Dillard.

GT Advisor will:

  • Complete GSSPs for VLA students to ensure content is appropriately meeting the needs of GT students
  • Provide curricular adjustments such as compacting, acceleration/pacing, enrichment
  • Liaise with school GT coordinators regarding students’ and their individual needs