Gifted Services

Identification Process

Each year, the total population of our school is screened by school staff to create a pool of eligible highly able candidates based on students’ participation and performance in various academic and arts activities.Screening is formal: We review all test scores following standardized testing, and scholastic academic performance.Screening is also informal: We note students’ competitions, […]

Delivery of Services

Gifted students need opportunities to think abstractly, work at various rates and levels of complexity, and pursue tasks independently. In addition, students eligible for gifted services need opportunities to learn with others of like abilities, as well as opportunities to develop socio-emotionally. APS Gifted Services are implemented through school-based and countywide activities, which comply with […]

Gifted Services

Welcome to Gifted Services at Cardinal ES!  Please take a look through the helpful links in the menu on the left to discover more about what Cardinal ES has to offer our growing scholars. My name is Kevin Trainor and I am the Resource Teacher for the Gifted. I started working in APS (McKinley ES) […]