While you wait . . . Please let me know you were here by signing the list on the table. Take a handout of tonight’s presentation; it’s great for taking notes. Also, take a note card to write down any questions you might have during the presentation—I will collect them and answer them after the presentation. Level IV Services Referral and Screening Process Flint Hill Elementary School Cee Stephens Advanced Academic Resource Teacher Cee.Stephens@fcps.edu Level IV Services at Flint Hill Full-Time Advanced Academic Level IV Program Grades 3, 4, 5, and 6 Level IV Services Referral and Screening Process http://www.fcps.edu/is/aap/level4.shtml Grades 3-6 — Parent referral (NO automatic screening) Grade 2 — Pool (automatically screened) Established by FCPS using test scores from the Naglieri Nonverbal Abilities Test (NNAT) and the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT) Notified by letter — Parent referral Screening Process: Step 1 Parent Referral deadline: —February 3, 2014, 4:00 p.m. —No exceptions Second grade pool candidates are automatically screened. No referral is necessary. Screening Process: Step 2 REQUIRED MATERIALS Referral form or pool candidate Ability test scores Progress reports Gifted Behaviors Rating Scale with commentary (GBRS) Achievement test scores if applicable Student work sample provided by school Screening Process: Step 3 OPTIONAL MATERIALS: DUE 2/3/14 Parent/Guardian questionnaire Student work samples (maximum of 4 pages, singlesided, letter-size) Certificates/awards/letters (maximum of 5 pages, single-sided, letter-size) Additional testing Private testing (NOT GMU) requires 2 copies of license Screening Process: Step 4 LOCAL SCREENING COMMITTEE Consists of teachers, administrators, specialists, and AART from the local school Reviews documents submitted for files Prepares GBRS AART prepares files for submission Screening Process: Step 5 CENTRAL SCREENING COMMITTEE Central screening committee reviews files and makes decisions in March/April Oversight committee reviews all decisions in April Screening Process: Step 6 NOTIFICATION Parents notified by letter end of April. Parents may appeal ineligible decisions in June Appeals decisions mailed in July Referral Deadline ALL PARENT REFERRAL FORMS AND OPTIONAL MATERIALS ARE DUE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 4:00 P.M. NO EXCEPTIONS Parent Information Packet http://www.fcps.edu/is/aap/ www.fcps.edu/FlintHillES ???Questions??? Please contact me: Cee Stephens Advanced Academic Resource Teacher Cee.Stephens@fcps.edu 703-242-6112 We pursue excellence every day in a respectful environment.