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Highly Capable Program Referral Window Open for Students in Grades 2 – 6 November 1 – December 15
Assessment/Placement Permission Forms and SIGS (Scales for Identifying Gifted Students) sent to parents of nominated students; SIGS (online link) sent to teachers of nominated students Mid January
Permission forms and SIGS forms due February 2
CogAT Testing February 12-15
CogAT Testing Makeups February 20-23
Multidisciplinary selection team (MDST) meets to review data and select students February – March
Send selection status notifications to parents of all nominated students April 20
Appeal window April 21 – May 2
Student interviews for appeals May 7 – 11
Multidisciplinary selection team meeting – appeals Mid-May
Results of appeals process communicated to families and schools May 22
CogAT testing for students transferring into CSD after the 2017-18 assessment window closes August 14 and August 21