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ViewSHERIDAN SCHOOL DISTRICT 2
                                                                                
 
 
 Coordinator of Gifted

Blanche Kapushion

Bkapushion@ssd2.org

720-833-6625

 

Gifted Support Teacher

Allison Huck

ahuck@ssd2.org

720-833-6888

 

Gifted children are those persons between the ages of five and twenty-one whose abilities, talents, and potential for accomplishment are so exceptional or developmentally advanced that they require special provisions to meet their educational programming needs. Children under age five who are gifted may also be provided with early childhood special educational services.  

Gifted students include those with disabilities (i.e. twice-exceptional) and students with exceptional abilities or potential from all socio-economic, ethnic and cultural populations. Gifted students are capable of high performance, exceptional production, or exceptional learning behavior by virtue of any or a combination of these areas of giftedness:

A student may be identified in one or more of the following areas:

  • General or Specific Intellectual Ability
  • Creative or Productive Thinking
  • Leadership Abilities
  • Specific Academic Aptitude which includes reading, writing, mathematics, social studies, science and world languages.
Specific Talent Aptitude includes visual arts, performing arts (drama/theater), musical, dance and psychomotor abilities.
 
 
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Sheridan School District NO.2
4150 South Hazel Court
Englewood, Colorado 80110
email: info@ssd2.org
phone: (720) 833-6991
fax: (720) 833-6650