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Flint Hill Elementary School
Cee StephensAdvanced Academic Resource TeacherCee.Stephens@fcps.edu
Level IV ServicesReferral and Screening Process
Level IV Services at Flint HillFull-Time Advanced Academic Level IV Program Grades 3, 4, 5, and 6
Level IV Services Referral and Screening Processhttp://www.fcps.edu/is/aap/level4.shtmlGrades 3-6Parent referral (NO automatic screening)Grade 2Pool (automatically screened)Established by FCPS using test scores from the Naglieri Nonverbal Abilities Test (NNAT) and the Cognitive Ability Test (CogAT)Notified by letterParent referral
Screening Process: Step 1Parent Referral deadline:February 3, 2014, 4:00 p.m. No exceptionsSecond grade pool candidates are automatically screened. No referral is necessary.
Screening Process: Step 2REQUIRED MATERIALS
Referral form or pool candidateAbility test scoresProgress reportsGifted Behaviors Rating Scale with commentary (GBRS) Achievement test scores if applicableStudent work sample provided by school
Screening Process: Step 3OPTIONAL MATERIALS: DUE 2/3/14
Parent/Guardian questionnaireStudent work samples (maximum of 4 pages, single- sided, letter-size)Certificates/awards/letters (maximum of 5 pages, single-sided, letter-size)Additional testingPrivate testing (NOT GMU) requires 2 copies of license
Screening Process: Step 4LOCAL SCREENING COMMITTEE
Consists of teachers, administrators, specialists, and AART from the local schoolReviews documents submitted for filesPrepares GBRSAART prepares files for submission
Screening Process: Step 5CENTRAL SCREENING COMMITTEE
Central screening committee reviews files and makes decisions in March/AprilOversight committee reviews all decisions in April
Screening Process: Step 6NOTIFICATION
Parents notified by letter end of April.Parents may appeal ineligible decisions in JuneAppeals decisions mailed in July
Referral DeadlineALL PARENT REFERRAL FORMS AND OPTIONAL MATERIALS ARE DUE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 2014 4:00 P.M.
Parent Information Packethttp://www.fcps.edu/is/aap/www.fcps.edu/FlintHillES
???Questions???Please contact me:Cee StephensAdvanced Academic Resource TeacherCee.Stephens@fcps.edu703-242-6112
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