Gifted Services

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    Presently, the Federal government allows individual states to determine the nature and scope of gifted education. As a result, gifted identification and services vary widely among the states. Some states have a mandate for identification and services while other states may offer virtually nothing. Ohio is in the middle of the continuum in that there is a mandate to identify gifted students but no mandate to serve. As a result, gifted services among the local districts vary as much as the states differ in their requirements.
    The Berea City School District is committed to providing a continuum of programs and services for all students. Gifted students may need curriculum modifications, acceleration, self-contained classes and/or enrichment. Instruction is differentiated to provide all students appropriate pacing and support necessary for advanced-level learning.
     
    Any questions about the identification process or services should be directed to the following:
     
    Amy Harker
    Career and Innovation Specialist - Gifted Coordinator Consultant
    (216) 898-8300 ext. 3375
    amy.harker@escneo.org
     
    Sarah Rohrer
    Administrative Assistant
    (216) 898-8300 ext. 6255