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Open Referral for Darien's Gifted Program Grades 2-8, Students New to the District, 9/24-10/19
Posted 09/14/2018 07:14AM

Open Referral Period for Darien's Gifted Program Grades 2-8

 Students New to the District

September 24th, 2018-October 19th, 201

Dear Parents,  

If you have a child who is new to the Darien Public Schools in Grades 2-8 who you believe may be gifted, you may refer him/her for an evaluation for Darien's gifted and talented program, Idea.  The referral and evaluation period will identify students for program placement in January, 2019. Before referring your child, please consult with your child’s teacher and review the information on typical traits of gifted children provided by The National Association for Gifted Children: https://www.nagc.org/resources-publications/resources/my-child-gifted/common-characteristics-gifted-individuals.

To submit a referral, send an email to your child's teacher and assistant principal

For additional information about the evaluation process refer to the program's website, www.darienps.org/IDEA. Thank you!


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