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Gifted & Talented

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Northside Independent School District provides instructional opportunities and various services designed to meet the unique needs of students with significantly advanced general intellectual ability and/or specific subject matter aptitude in language arts, science, social studies and/or mathematics. These programs provide an appropriately differentiated curriculum in an effort to help students work to their fullest potential. GT program services may include a modified delivery of instruction for students by accelerating and/or providing for greater depth, more complex content, and enrichment activities. Specific GT program services are available in Kindergarten-12th grades. GT Specialists serving identified GT students have met the state requirements necessary for the teaching assignment. Northside ISD recognizes that all students are entitled to a program of educational experiences that provides opportunities to maximize the development of their capabilities.

What is GT?

Do you want to know more about NISD's Gifted and Talented Program? Tune in for an informational session with Ms. Benavidez. She will discuss the 6 profiles of giftedness and explain the process of referring and identifying a student for NISD's GT program.

Visit our Gifted & Talented Programs and Advanced Academics website for more information.

Who is the GT Specialist at Wernli ES?

Laura Benavidez

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  • Phone: 210-398-2450
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