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Highly Capable Program Referral Window Open for Students in Grades 2 – 7 November 2-December 11
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 January 11-12
Permission forms and SIGS forms due January 22
CogAT Testing February 1-5
CogAT Testing Makeups February 8-11
Multidisciplinary selection team (MDST) meets to review data and select students Mid-March
Send selection status notifications to parents of all nominated students April 9
Appeal window April 8-April 17
Multidisciplinary selection team meeting – appeals April 28
Results of the appeals process communicated to families and schools Week of May 2
CogAT testing for students transferring into CSD after the 2020-21 assessment window closes August 10 and August 17